Martin Claims Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week Honors for the Second Time This Season

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – For the second time this indoor season, VCU freshman Kyle Martin has been named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week.

The Bowie, Md. native finished second out of 37 competitors in the college division of the 60-meter hurdles at the New Balance Invitational this weekend. He set a personal-best time of 8.19 seconds.

Martin, also received Rookie of the Week honors for the week Jan. 7 after a second place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.33 seconds at the Father Diamond Invitational.

It is the fifth time a member of the VCU Track and Field program has won one of the A-10's weekly awards this season.

The Rams have this weekend off, before heading to Kingston, R.I. for the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championship.

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