April 6, 2010
IRVING, Texas - Rice's Jason Colwick has been named the male Conference USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office Tuesday. Colwick, from San Marcos, Texas, defended his Texas Relays title in the pole vault by posting the third-best mark in the world of 5.71-meters (18-08.75). It was his also third-straight Texas Relays pole vault title.
This is Colwick's sixth career outdoor weekly honor and first in 2010.
Rice competes at the UTEP Invitational this Saturday in El Paso, Texas.