FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas junior and Bentonville native Mychael Stewart has been named the SEC field athlete of the week, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Stewart won the championship long jump at the New Balance Collegiate Invite this weekend. His leap of 25-1.25 is a personal best and it was the second meet in as many weeks that he has re-set his personal best.
The mark is also his second NCAA provisional-qualifying mark and is just eight inches short of the automatic mark. His mark currently leads the SEC and is the eighth-best jump on the national performance list.
track and field returns to competition Fri., Feb. 9, for the two-day Tyson Invitational. For complete details of the Tyson Invitational schedule, visit www.hogwired.com.