Ohio Wesleyan University senior Lainey Kekic of Canfield has been named a North Coast Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 28, it was announced by the NCAC.
Kekic, a member of the Ohio Wesleyan women's track and field team, was named Women's Field Event Athlete of the Week. At the NCAC pentathlon on Saturday, she won the event with 2789 points. Kekic cleared 5 1/4 in the high jump, the meet's best effort, and her long jump of 15 feet, 7 inches tied for the best of the meet. Her throw of 29 feet, 2 1/2 inches in the shot put ranked third, and her clocking of 2:40.40 in the 800-meter run was fourth. Kekic's score of 2789 points broke the school record of 2696 points she set last week.