Bates, Elliott Earn Weekly MW Honors
April 7, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Emma Bates and David Elliott were named weekly Mountain West track & field athletes of the week, the conference announced Tuesday. This is the third weekly accolade for Bates and first for Elliott.

Bates, a 10-time All American, reset her own school record in the women's 5000m race on Friday, Apr. 3 at the Stanford Invitational. Bates ran a 15:32.46, setting the Mountain West record and her personal best. Bates' time currently ranks second in the nation.

David Elliott had a remarkable performance in the men's 5000m race on Friday, Apr. 3, running a 13:50.10. Elliott crossed the finish line first in his section, and would go on to finish 18th overall and seventh for collegians. The Bellingham, Wash., native currently has the fastest time in the conference and seventh-fastest nationally. Elliott's time currently ranks second on the all-time performance list in Bronco history.

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