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ACC Announces Final 2024 Outdoor Track and Field Performers of the Week

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (theACC.com) – In the final week of the regular season, North Carolina and Virginia Tech won the Atlantic Coast Conference weekly outdoor track and field awards. All 15 ACC teams will travel to Atlanta, Georgia this week to compete in the 2024 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Georgia Tech.

Virginia Tech’s Nick Plant and Lindsey Butler swept the ACC Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track Athletes of the Week, while North Carolina’s Patrick Crockett was named the ACC Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week. ACC.

ACC Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Nick Plant, SO., Virginia Tech, Canfield, Ohio
Plant won the gold medal in the men’s 800m at Hill City Twilight, running a personal best time of 1:46.35, ranking second on the Hokies’ all-time performance list. The sophomore from Canfield, Ohio, finished the regular season ranked 13th nationally in the 800m and 14th in the 1,500m (3:38.93), held at the Wake Forest Invitational on the 19th. april. In the ACC, he placed second in the 800m and fourth. within 1500m.



ACC Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Lindsey Butler, Sr., Virginia Tech, Corning, New York
Butler won the women’s 800 meters at Hill City Twilight in a season-best time of 2:02.65, which ranks 17th in the NCAA. Butler ranks third nationally in the 1,500 meters after breaking the Virginia Tech record with a time of 4:07.96 during a meet in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Throughout the ACC, Butler ranks third in the 800 meters and first in the 1,500 meters.



ACC Outdoor Field Male Athlete of the Week

Patrick Crockett, Sr., North Carolina, Alexandria, Virginia.
Crockett won the javelin event at the Liberty Qualifiers with a personal best of 62.77m, her second personal best in as many weeks. The senior from Alexandria, Virginia, ranks eighth in the ACC in the javelin throw.



ACC Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
March 19 – Devin Nugent, Pitt
March 26 – Judson Lincoln IV, Virginia Tech
April 2 – Gary Martin, Virginia
April 9 – Florida State 4 x 100 meter relay team
April 16 – Judson Lincoln IV, Virginia Tech
April 23 – Nate Mountain, Virginia
April 30 – Gary Martin, Virginia
May 7 – Nick Plant, Virginia Tech



ACC Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
March 19 – Makenzy Pierre-Webster, Miami
March 26 – Tyra Wilson, Florida State
April 2 – Grace Hartman, North Carolina State
April 9 – Tyra Wilson, Florida State
April 16 – Alexandra Webster, Florida State
April 23 – Lindsey Butler, Virginia Tech; Makayla Paige, North Carolina
April 30 – Dejaz DeFrand, Florida State
May 7 – Lindsey Butler, Virginia Tech



ACC Outdoor Field Male Athlete of the Week
March 19 – Jamar Davis, North Carolina State
March 26 – Devoux Deysel, Miami
April 2 – Conner McClure, Virginia Tech
April 9 – Russell Robinson, Miami
April 16 – Aimar Palma Simo, Duke
April 23 – Chidozie Kalu, Virginia Tech
April 30 – Vlad Puchko, Virginia Tech
May 7 – Patrick Crockett, North Carolina



ACC Female Field Athlete of the Week
March 19 – Ilse Steigenga, Pitt
March 26 – Deisiane Teixeira, Miami
April 2 – Ilse Steigenga, Pitt
April 9 – Norrah Lemongo, Pitt
April 16 – Jayden Ulrich, Louisville
April 23 – Jadin O’Brien, Notre Dame
April 30 – Marie Forbes, Clemson



ACC Men’s Outside Rookie of the Week
March 19 – Ace Malone, Miami
March 26 – Andre Korbmacher, Florida State
April 2 – Will Anthony, Virginia
April 9 – Vlad Puchko, Virginia Tech
April 16 – Nate Rayan, Clemson
April 23 – Chidozie Kalu, Virginia Tech
April 30 – Vlad Puchko, Virginia Tech



ACC Women’s Outdoor Rookie of the Week
March 19 – Jade Ofotan, Georgia Tech
March 26 – Gladys Chepngetich, Clemson
April 2 – Jenny Schilling, Virginia
April 9 – Sophie Haag, Miami
April 16 – Spencer Young, North Carolina
April 23 – Somiyah Braggs, Pitt
April 30 – Iliana Triantafyllou, Louisville