Apr 27, 2015
Fresh from a strong performance last week at the prestigious Penn Relays, sophomore track athlete Corina Velazco has been selected as the GEICO – AU Student-Athlete of the Week.
Velazco, a distance runner from Miami, Fla., cut 19 seconds off her previous season-best time in the 3,000-meter run. She went 10:02.33 and moved from seventh to fourth on AU’s all-time list in that event.
Although there is no open 3,000 run at this weekend’s Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Velazco is currently ranked eighth in the league in the 1,500, where she has posted a 4:38.17 (10th all-time at AU).
The GEICO honor is her first of the year.
The PL Outdoor Championships will be held Friday and Saturday at Army West Point.