DENTON, Texas - Mean Green track & field sophomore Clinton Collins was named the Sun Belt Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Bobcat Classic, the conference announced Wednesday.
Collins becomes the second North Texas male to win the award this season and continues NT track & field's streak of winning at least one SBC Track Athlete of the Week Award for the sixth-straight week.
The sophomore jumped to the top of the Sun Belt Conference Performance List in the 400-meter dash on Saturday at the Bobcat Classic when he crossed the line in 46.55 seconds for the first place finish.
He leads the SBC by .23 seconds and is now No. 14 in the NCAA West in the event. Collins also sits 43rd in the 200-meter dash this season.
North Texas will take the weekend off before heading to the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships in Lafayette, La., May 11-13.