Manchester’s Enrique Salazar runs past his opponents
Manchester’s Enrique Salazar runs past his opponents
CARMEL, Ind. - Manchester University junior distance runner Enrique Salazar has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday February 7.

Salazar (Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth) won the 5000m at the Anderson Invite on Saturday in impressive fashion – breaking the Manchester University record in the event by over 30 seconds. Salazar crossed the finish line at 14:34.31. His time stands as the 11th-best in all of NCAA Division III in the 5000m this season. Additionally, Salazar's time on Saturday afternoon was a new Kardatzke Wellness Center facility record.

Salazar also broke the school record in the 3000m in the Spartans' indoor opener back on January 14 at Rose-Hulman. Salazar earned HCAC Athlete of the Week honors for the second time in his career on Monday afternoon.