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Badger track and field duo earns top honors

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MADISON (WKOW) - The Badger men's track and field team took home a pair of top honors from the Big Ten. Mohammed Ahmed was named Track Athlete of the Year. Mick Byrne took home Coach of the Year honors.

Ahmed took first in the 5,000 meters at the recent Big Ten outdoor championships. He was also runner-up in the 10,000 meters. The senior ran the conference's best time in the 5,000 meters earlier this year.

Byrne earned his second Coach of the Year award of the year. He was also the indoor season honoree. Bryne led the Badger men to a sweep of the Big Ten indoor and outdoor track and field titles.
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