Bellingham High School graduate Ben Doucette has been selected the Big Sky Conference Track Male Athlete of the Week.
Doucette, a freshman at Idaho, had a breakthrough performance in his first outing with the Vandals at the Washington State Indoor Open on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21. After running the 60-meter hurdles in 8.3 seconds in the preliminaries, he improved in the final to finish second in 8.04 seconds– the conference’s fastest time in the event by 0.2 seconds.
Doucette also won the 200-meter race with a time of 23.24 seconds.
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