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Travis Milbrandt named GNAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

Western Washington University hurdler Travis Milbrandt has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s Indoor Track and Field Track Athlete of the Week for Feb. 8-15.

Milbrandt, a junior, finished third in the men’s 60-meter hurdles at the University of Washington Husky Classic in a school and GNAC-record time of 8.09, shaving 0.11 seconds off his own standards. The top two finishers were athletes from UW and California.

Milbrandt’s provisional national qualifying time ranks 17th in NCAA Division II.

WWU next competes at the GNAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 20-21 at Nampa, Id.