Kirsty Legg Named Horizon League Runner of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler sophomore Kirsty Legg, who turned in a record-breaking performance at the Indiana Relays, has been named Horizon League Women’s Track and Field Runner of the Week for the week beginning Jan. 24.  It’s the second consecutive week that the talented Butler runner has been honored by the league.

Legg, who hails from Middlesborough, U.K., posted a pair of runner-up finishes at the Indiana Relays.  She broke her own school record of 4:44.49 while finishing second in the Women’s Mile Invitational in 4:41.59.  She also placed second in the Women’s 800 Invitational in 2:11.31.

Legg’s time in the mile currently ranks third in the NCAA.  Her 800 time is the best in the Horizon League this season.

Butler will continue the indoor track season this weekend at the Meyo Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4-5.