Northwestern’s Matt Huseman & Morningside’s Garret Ehlers Honored

Northwestern jumper Matt Huseman is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.  Huseman, a junior from Sac City, Iowa, won the high jump at the Central Invite with a mark of 6-08.  There were eight other athletes competing and his mark meets the NAIA provisional standard.  Huseman was the NAIA Indoor champion in the high jump.

Morningside runner Garret Ehlers is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men’s Track Athlete of the Week.  Ehlers, a sophomore from Ida Grove, Iowa, won the 3000 Meter Steeplechase with a time of 9:23.61 at the Wayne State Invite.  Ehlers won out of a field of nine competitors, broke the meet record, and set a new Morningside record with his performance.  His time is fifth best in the NAIA so far this season.