April 27, 2010
Rice track and field athlete Ugo Nduaguba was named the Conference USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office Tuesday.
Nduaguba, from Roxbury, Mass., captured the triple jump title at the Duckett/Rice Twilight in Houston with a leap of 15.57-meters (51-01). His mark is tied for 21st nationally and tops the C-USA charts. He also placed ninth in the long jump with a season-best 6.86m (22-06.25). This is Nduaguba's second career outdoor weekly honor and first in 2010.