UTEP’s Jevaughn Powell was recognized as the Conference USA Male Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season as announced by league officials on Tuesday. All C-USA weekly awards are presented by Surf & Turf Golf.
Powell, an outdoor sophomore sprinter won his third consecutive 400-meter race, clocking in a personal-best 45.29 at the Desert Heat Classic hosted by Arizona on April 30. Powell’s previous best was 46.17.
Powell’s time is ranked no. 1 in C-USA and the Mountain Region, and is also ranked no. 8 nationally.
Powell’s first weekly award came on April 12 after his performance at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz.