Buc Sweep A-Sun Men's Track & Field Weekly Awards

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

MACON, Ga. - A pair of ETSU Track and Field athletes were awarded Atlantic Sun Weekly Honors on Wednesday afternoon.

Filip Jalovy crossed the line second in the 800m at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier, while teammate Tyler Stepp crushed a personal best in the long jump.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Filip Jalovy, ETSU
(So. – Distance – Modrice, Czech Republic – Sport Management)
  • Third Career Track Athlete of the Week award
  • In the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier, finished No. 2 in the 800m
  • Crossed the line in 1:54.17
  • The Sophomore's time is the just shy of his season best of 1:52.99 that ranks fourth in the A-Sun.


FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Tyler Stepp, ETSU
(Jr. – Jumps – Dandridge, Tenn. – Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • First Career Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Landed a big personal record in the long jump with a leap of 7.61m at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier
  • Beat previous best jump of 7.51m
  • Jump put Stepp within inches of the NCAA's top 16, which qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships (7.68m)
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Houston Ward (So., Lipscomb) – Had two second place finishes to open the outdoor season at the UNF Spring Break Invite
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)
Feb. 13 Bilal Abdullah (Kennesaw State)
Jason Johnson (ETSU)
Mar. 6 Filip Jalovy (ETSU)
Tyler Stepp (ETSU)

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