Johnson, Keller Capture Opening #ASunTF Indoor Honors

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

MACON, Ga. - The opening Atlantic Sun Men's Indoor Track & Field weekly awards were passed out to USC Upstate's Matt Johnson and Northern Kentucky's Danny Keller, announced Wednesday by the league office.

Johnson nearly claimed a first-place finish in the 800-meter run at the Appalachian Invitational with a time of 1:55.43; only .17 seconds behind the winner.

NKU's Keller set two program records by a wide margin at the Jerry England Invitational to kick off the 2013-14 season in the weight throw and shot put.

Atlantic Sun Men's Track Performer of the Week - Dec. 11th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
 Matt Johnson
 USC Upstate

• Sr.; Mid-Distance
• Elgin, S.C.
• Communications
• Second Career Indoor Track Performer of the Week award
• Competed in two events at Appalachian Invitational; 800m & 4x400m
• Took second place in 800m with time of 1:55.43
• Finished behind first place by only .17 seconds
• Relay team posted a time of 3:27.83 for sixth-place finish

Next Upstate Event: Niswonger Invitational; Jan. 17-18th          

Atlantic Sun Men's Field Performer of the Week - Dec. 11th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
 Danny Keller
 Northern Kentucky

• Fr.; Throws
• Cincinnati, Ohio
• Computer Science

   
• First Career Indoor Field Performer of the Week award
• Set two NKU records at the Jerry England Invitational
• Earned fifth place in weight throw with toss of 13.55m
• Improved previous program record by seven feet
• Added new program record in shot put (13.2m)
• Improved previous record by nearly five feet

Next NKU Event: Kentucky Open; Jan. 17-18th           

2013 Atlantic Sun Men's Track & Field Weekly Awards
Date Track Performer of the Week (School)
Field Performer of the Week (School)
Dec. 11th Matt Johnson (USC Upstate) Danny Keller (Northern Kentucky)