Men's Outdoor Track & Field

Hernandez named Field Athlete of the Week

Hernandez named Field Athlete of the Week
Carlos Hernandez 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder), a senior on the McDaniel men's outdoor track and field team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Apr. 15-21.

Hernandez led the Green Terror in a pair of meets this week. On Wednesday at McDaniel's own twilight meet, he turned in the best throw in the conference this season in the shot put with a toss of 45-11 1/4, which also ranks eighth in program history. He was the top collegiate finisher in the shot put and also won the discus with a throw of 126-5. On Saturday, he set a new program record in the hammer with a throw of 123-9. He was also fifth in the shot put (45-1 1/2) and ninth in the discus (119-6). 

McDaniel returns to action at the CC championship hosted by Ursinus on May 3-5.