Thursday, January 9, 2014

Bates Receives Votes for Bowerman Trophy

Storied distance runner Emma Bates has received another honor.  Bates received votes for the 2014 Bowerman Trophy Women's Preseason Watch List, becoming the first Bronco to ever attain that distinction.  The Bowerman Trophy is essentialy the "Heisman" for track and field.

The list is voted on by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, which made the announcement today.

Bates will compete in her final season of indoor track in the coming months, but has two seasons of outdoor track and one final one in cross country this fall.