Linton captures CCAC Track Athlete of the Week honors

Wednesday, March 29 2017 - Polar Bear Open - Steven Linton

CHICAGO --- Registering top three finishes in each of his events at the Indiana Wesleyan University Polar Bear Invitational over the weekend, Olivet Nazarene University's Steven Linton (FR/Dewitt, Mich.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday morning.

Linton's top performance came as part of the Tigers' winning 4x400-meter relay team.  The foursome topped 20 other teams, registering a time of 3:22.70. 

Linton also teamed up with three other Tiger runners for a second-place finish in the 4x100-meter race with a time of 42.96 seconds.

Linton's third top three performance of the day came in the 200 meter dash, where he placed third out of 56 runners with a time of 21.83 seconds.  That mark also currently ranks him 12th in the NAIA.