Fayetteville (KAIT) - Jonesboro's Katie Stripling isn't the only Region 8 Razorback that's winning honors in track and field.
Newport's Caleb Cross won the SEC Freshman of the Week honors. He competed in the 110-meter hurdles and as a member of the 4x400-meter relay at the John McDonnell Invitational this past weekend. In the 110-meter hurdles, he clocked a prelim time of 14.03 and a final time of 14.21. His prelim time of 14.03 is a personal best, ranks No. 21 in the NCAA (No. 1 among freshmen) and No. 4 in the SEC (No. 1 among freshmen).
He also ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay with a 47.31 split, Arkansas' fastest of the day. The quartet finished second with a season-best time of 3:10.71. The time ranks No. 9 in the SEC.