Sallah-Mohammed named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Sallah-Mohammed named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Andrew Woodley, Sports Information Director

DANBURY, Conn. (Feb. 22) – Bethany College men's indoor track & field freshman Baboucar Sallah-Mohammed (Arlington, Va./Fishburne Military) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Rookie of the week announced the organization Wednesday afternoon.

Sallah-Mohammed also earned Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Rookie of the Week on Monday.

Sallah-Mohammed was selected as the ECAC Rookie of the Week after he had three top-four finishes Saturday at the Kenyon Last Call. He claimed first-place in the long jump with a mark of 21 feet, 0.75 inches (6.42 meters), was third in the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 8.25 inches (12.40 meters) and tied for fourth in the high jump, clearing five feet, 10.75 inches (1.80 meters).

He has now been honored as rookie of the week twice, also winning the award on February 8.

Sallah-Mohammed and the rest of the Bethany men's indoor track & field team will look to defend their title at the PAC Championships on Thursday, February 23 in Youngstown, Ohio at the Watson and Tressel Training Site. The Bison are the two-time defending champions of the league.