Birden named Athlete of the Week

Jordan Birden 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Jordan Birden (Baltimore, Md./Cristo Rey Jesuit), a sophomore on the McDaniel men's indoor track and field team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2.

Birden led the Green Terror at the DuCharme Invitational hosted by Dickinson in season-opening action on Saturday, winning the high jump. He cleared 1.90 meters (6-2 ¾) to match the program record. Birden was also 13th in the triple jump (10.17 meters) and 16th in the long jump (5.12).

McDaniel returns to action at the Hagerstown Invitational on Saturday.

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