Joseph Powell, from Beach Park, Illinois, and Zion Benton High School, was named the HCAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Year on Saturday afternoon.

The Manchester University outdoor track and field teams compiled a phenomenal effort at the 2021 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Championships last weekend.

The men, who led after the first day of the meet, captured a second-place team finish on Saturday afternoon with 161 team points. The women totaled 147 points en route to a second-place finish.

Dillon Bender is the sports information director for Manchester University.