April 15, 2014
HOUSTON – Senior Errol Nolan was named the American Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week for his top performances at the Texas Invitational Saturday in Austin.
The All-American and Olympian led the Cougars to a second place finish (124 points) behind host team Texas (184 points). This was the senior’s first individual appearance of the 2014 season.
Nolan took first place in the men's 400-meter dash with a time of 46.55, the best time this season by any Cougar. He also scored points for the Cougars after finishing third in the 200m with a wind-aided time of 20.62 (+4.9).
Nolan anchored both men’s relay teams and helped the 4x100m to a redemption win with a time of 40.19, the second best time of the season. The men’s 4x100m relay team still holds the fastest time in the conference (39.89) and the seventh fastest time in the region, 14th in the nation.
He is ranked No. 5 in the nation in the men’s 400m (USTFCCCA Rankings) and has the top times in both the 200m and 400m in the conference. His 400m dash time of 46.55 is good for seventh regionally, 20th against the nation.