Virginia's Abdulrazaaq, NC State's Henry Claim ACC Indoor Track & Field Weekly Honors Presented By Chevrolet

Jan. 18, 2011

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Chevrolet

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia senior Adams Abdulrazaaq posted the nation's top time in the 60-meter hurdles at the Virginia Tech Invitational and has been selected the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week presented by Chevrolet.NC State junior Lawanda Henry registered two top-two finishes at the Virginia Tech Invitational en route to being named the league's Women's Performer of the Week presented by Chevrolet.

Abdulrazaaq won the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.76, which currently ranks first in the country. He also shattered the school record of 7.85 that he set last season. The Highland Springs, Va., native qualified for the top spot after posting a time of 7.83 among a field of 30 in the preliminaries. With his victories in both the preliminaries and finals, he remains undefeated in the 60-meter hurdles this season.

Henry took first place in the shot put and second in the 20-pound weight throw. A three-time conference champion, Henry captured her second win of the season in the shot put, besting the field of 23 with a mark of 15.18 meters. The Dunn, N.C., native registered a mark of 18.48 meters in the 20-pound weight throw to garner second place, only finishing behind the current United States champion.

The Cavaliers and Wolfpack are back in action Friday when they return to Blacksburg, Va., for the Hokie Invitational. They will be joined by fellow ACC teams Clemson, Duke, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Boston College competes at Boston University Thursday, while Maryland hosts the Terrapin Invitational Saturday.