Sadio Diallo/Gemikal Prude Secure A-Sun Weekly Track Honors

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Sadio Diallo and Lipscomb's Gemikal Prude secured Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Weekly honors as announced by the league on Wednesday.

Diallo set a school and meet record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational to claim first in the 200m, while Prude broke a Bison record in the high jump at the TSU Invite.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Sadio Diallo, Kennesaw State
(Sr. – Sprints – Paris, France – Business Management)
  • First Career Indoor Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Finished first place in the 200m at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational
  • Crossed the line in 21.45 to set a school record as well as a meet record in the 200m
  • Earned first in the 60m dash with a time of 6.91
  • Ran a leg in the 4x400m relay for the Owls to finish seventh out of 17 teams competing
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Tim Muller (Sr., Lipscomb) – Finished first in the mile at the TSU Invite with a time of 4:22.54
  • Filip Jalovy (So., ETSU) – Marked an A-Sun best-time this season in the mile run (4:13.22)
  • Cameron Thomas (Sr., USC Upstate) – Posted a school record and first-place finish in the 800m (1:53.01)
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Gemikal Prude, Lipscomb
(So. – Jumps – Melbourne, Fla. – Journalism)
  • First Career Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Finished second place in the high jump at the TSU Invite with a height of 2.08m
  • Broke an LU school record that dates back to 1977
  • Secured the best finish of the collegiate athletes in the event
  • Ranks tied at number two for the best high jump in the A-Sun this season
OTHER NOMINEES:
  •  Tyler Stepp (Jr., ETSU) – Won gold in the high jump at the Hilton Garden Invitational with a jump of 2.08m
  • Kenny Sugishita (Sr., USC Upstate) – Threw for 16m in the weight throw at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Men's Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Date Track Athlete of the Week (School)
Field Athlete of the Week (School)
Dec. 5 Matt Johnson (USC Upstate)
Kenny Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Jan. 9 Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky)
Houston Ward (Lipscomb)
Jan. 16 Filip Jalovy (ETSU)
Martynas Sedys (Kennesaw State)
Jan. 23 Filip Jalovy (ETSU)
Andre Dorsey (Kennesaw State)
Jan. 30 J.J. Webber (Northern Kentucky)
David Shepherd (North Florida)
Feb. 6 Sadio Diallo (Kennesaw State)
Gemikal Prude (Lipscomb)

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