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Baldvin Magnusson Named MAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio ( – Eastern Michigan University sophomore harrier Baldvin Magnusson (Akureyri, Iceland-Hull University) was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced today, Feb. 11. This marks the first weekly honor in Magnusson's collegiate career, and the third weekly award for the men's track and field program this season.

Magnusson leads the MAC in the 3,000-meter run after shattering his personal-best mark at the Meyo Invitational hosted by the University of Notre Dame last Saturday, Feb. 8. The Akureyri, Iceland native finished as the runner-up in the Ryan Shay 3K race with a MAC Auto Qualifying time of 8:03.