Neeia Cooperwood is the GPAC Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week after her four-victory performance at the Central Dutch Athletics Classic.
Neeia Cooperwood, a senior from Omaha, Neb., has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for her performances at last Saturday’s Central College Dutch Athletics Classic in Pella, Iowa.
Cooperwood tripled in the sprints with first place times of 7.25 seconds in the 55-meters, 25.42 in the 200-meters, and 59.30 in the 400-meters. Her time in the 200-meters is the eighth fastest time in the NAIA so far this season.
Aside from her three victories in the sprints, Cooperwood also won the long jump with a distance of 17-9 1/2. Her efforts helped lead Morningside to a second place finish in the team standings behind NCAA Division II Truman State University.