Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year three times.
UA runners share SEC honor
FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas runners Katie Izzo and Lauren Gregory were named co-SEC runners of the week, the conference office announced Tuesday, for their performance at the Razorback Invitational.
Izzo, a senior, ran a meet record and world-leading time this indoor season of 15:36.22 in winning the 5,000 meters last Friday. She broke a 20-year-old meet record of 15:55.43 set by Razorback Lilli Kleinmann in 2001.
Gregory, a junior, was second in the 5,000 in a career-best of 15:36.51 that ranks No. 2 in the world this season.
In Saturday’s mile, Gregory won in a collegiate-leading 4:35.69 for this season with Izzo second in 4:37.07.
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