NEW YORK - Two standout members of the Columbia track & field teams, Nadia Eke and John Gregorek, were named the March Student-Athletes of the Month after both earned All-America status at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
Gregorek finished sixth at the NCAA Championships in the one-mile run in 4:04.68 among the nation’s best in Albuquerque, N.M., on March 15. The senior also posted a second place finish at Heps in the mile for his sixth All-Ivy League honor of his career.
Eke claimed sixth place in the triple jump at NCAA’s, leaping 13.07 meters. At the Ivy League Championships, Eke secured two titles in the triple jump and long jump. The junior standout’s measure of 13.09 in the triple jump at Heps set a new program record and made her the first female to eclipse the 13-meter mark.