Cole collects Atlantic East Track Athlete of the Week

Cole collects Atlantic East Track Athlete of the Week

LANCASTER, Pa. – Wesley College freshman sprinter Kai Cole earned the first Atlantic East Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week award of the season on Tuesday.

Coming off winning a national championship in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships, Cole opened the outdoor season picking up a win in the 100-meter dash and a second-place effort in the 200-meter dash at the Ursinus Spring Invitational. Cole finished the 100 in 10.79 seconds and the 200 in 21.96 seconds, right behind teammate John Heriot.

Cole's 100-meter time sits him first in the Mideast Region and fourth in the nation in the event.