SEC Athletics Awards Announced
COLUMBIA, Mon – The Southeastern Conference announced this week that six members of the University of Missouri’s men’s and women’s track and field teams were honored with postseason awards.
Mitch Weber is a first-team All-SEC honoree for his 2022 championship title in discus. His best throw of the season of 197-10 / 60.30m came in the third round of the conference competition and he never gave up his lead. He threw three season bests at the SEC championships and is Mizzou’s first-ever SEC men’s discus champion.
Georgi Nachev is a second-team All-SEC honoree in the triple jump. He won a bronze medal at the 2022 SEC Outdoor Championships and finished fifth at the NCAA West Prelims with a season best jump of 16.27 m / 53-4.5. He will compete at the NCAA Championships on June 10th.
Isabella Sokolova was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in the heptathlon. In her collegiate heptathlon debut, she placed sixth in the conference championships with 5,037 points and set personal bests in six of seven events. Sokolova also finished in the top three in four out of seven disciplines in the heptathletes.
Rec Rowan was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team for the discus fish. He threw a personal best of 186-3 / 56.77 m, advanced to the NCAA West Prelims and is currently ranked 9th on Mizzou’s top 10 list.
The conference also nominates a Community Service Team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports to highlight one student-athlete from each school who gives back to his or her community through superior service efforts. Mikayla Reed and Christopher Konrad Mizzou represented in the 2022 team.
Reed does a total of 87.5 hours of community service during her time with Mizzou and spends time with youth sports organizations in Columbia and at the Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in special education and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in education, school and counseling psychology.
Conrad does a total of 44 hours of community service during his time with Mizzou and spends the majority of his time with youth sports organizations in Columbia. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and is currently enrolled in Mizzou’s MBA program.