Author: Dave Laketa, CCAC Commissioner/Wendy Reid
Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:53 AM
CHICAGO --- Olivet Nazarene University's Alexandra Ortiz (Ottawa, Ill.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Ortiz, a sophomore, placed third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 59.06 seconds and then teamed up for a third-place showing with her Tiger mates in the 4x400-meter relay at the Benedictine University Eagle Invite on Saturday, April 13. ONU's relay team registered a time of 4:02.91 in the 33-team field.
Ortiz also placed 14th out of 89 competitors in the 200 meter dash recording a time of 26.56 seconds.