(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Carnegie Mellon University senior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J. / Livingston) and freshman Bram Miller (Colgate, Wis. / Kettle Moraine Lutheran) were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) when the 2018 Outdoor Track and Field awards were announced Thursday. Schofel was named Most Outstanding Performer in the field events while Miller was named Rookie of the Year. The honors come after the Tartans placed second at the UAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday, April 29.
Schofel, who repeats as Most Outstanding Performer in field events from a year ago, recorded 25 team points for the Tartans while he scored in all four throwing events. For the third straight season, he was crowned the UAA Champion in the hammer throw with a season-best toss of 54.83 meters. He placed third in the shot put with a mark of 14.20 meters, fourth in the discus (47.38 meters) and fifth in the javelin (49.76 meters).
Miller won two UAA titles over the weekend. On Saturday, Miller won the shot put with a toss of 15.50 meters while he won the discus on Sunday with a school record mark of 49.05 meters. His school record throw topped James Hulley's mark of 47.40 meters set in 2010.