VMI, High Point athletes nab weekly Big South honors

Charlotte, NC - From the Big South Conference:

CHARLOTTE, NC – VMI's Felix Kitur has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while Christina Fenske of High Point was tabbed the Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the League announced Wednesday.

Kitur, a junior from Eldoret, Kenya, clocked in at 1:47.62 to win his heat of the 800 meters at the IC4A Championships over the weekend.  He finished second overall in the event as his heat time is currently ranked 8th in the country and No. 1 in the Big South.

Fenske, a sophomore from Stuarts Draft, Va., cleared a school-record 5'10" to finish third at the North Carolina A&T Meet over the weekend.  She currently ranks No. 19 in the NCAA East Region as she bested her previous PR by three inches.