Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 6:55 pm, Mon May 19, 2014.
LINCOLN — When Mara Weekes first heard the suggestion that she come to Nebraska, she thought Matt Martin, who coaches NU sprinters, had misspoken. Weekes, who grew up in Barbados, thought Martin was recruiting her to a state adjacent to the Arctic Circle.
“Honestly, I had never heard of Nebraska before,” Weekes said. “I was like ‘Nebraska? Do you mean Alaska?’ ”
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Friday, January 31, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:55 pm.