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RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) announced on Tuesday that junior Brownsville Veterans alum Max Carmona of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) men’s track & field team is the TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Track Athlete of the Week for his efforts at Rice’s Victor Lopez Classic on Saturday.
Carmona won the 800-meter run with a WAC-best time of 1:52.65. Carmona then teamed up with junior Mariano Hernandez, freshman Jermarrion Stewart, and graduate student La Joya alum Yariel Matute to win the 4×400-meter relay with a time of 3:18.52.
UTRGV is scheduled to be back in action April 9-10 at the Texas A&M Invitational and the UIW Invitational.