Abron runs down another NAC track weekly award

Abron runs down another NAC track weekly award
February 12, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Benedictine University senior sprinter Kimyenna Abron (Chicago, Ill./Hyde Park H.S.) has been selected as the "Student-Athlete of the Week" for women's indoor track and field for the period of February 4-10, 2008. It is Abron's second such award this season. Competing at the Dick Pond Invitational at Lewis University, Abron took home first place in the 400 meters, besting a field made up of 26 runners from NCAA I, II, III, NAIA and JUCO. Abron's winning time was 1:01.09. Abron was also third in the 55 meters, with only an unattached competitor and an NCAA Division I runner ahead of her. Abron ran a 7.43 seconds in the preliminaries, before posting a 7.44 in the finals. She was the only NCAA III finisher in the finals.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.