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Harvey Tabbed OVC Athlete of the Week

Harvey Tabbed OVC Athlete of the Week

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - SIUE men's track and field junior Julian Harvey was honored as the Ohio Valley Conference Male Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Arkansas Spring Invitational. 

Harvey jumped to two first-place finishes in the high jump and the long jump. His height of 7 feet, 1 inch in the high jump marked a new SIUE school record. 

His mark of 25-11.5 in the long jump is currently the best jump in NCAA Division I. 

"Julian's performance this weeend is another example of the hard work and dedication Julian possesses," said SIUE Interim Head Coach Scott Block. "He is a great example for the rest of the team."

SIUE track and field will compete in the Joey Haines Invitational Friday and Saturday in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.