Johnson & Johnson Win Final A-Sun Track & Field Honors

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Matt Johnson and ETSU's Jason Johnson earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Wednesday.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Matt Johnson, USC Upstate
(So. – Mid-Distance – Elgin, S.C. – Communications)

  • First Career A-Sun Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week Honor
  • Earned third place in the 800-meter run at Clemson Tiger Qualifier
  • Posted a time of 1:51.39 in the event
  • Broke the Upstate program record in event by nearly two seconds
OTHER NOMINEES:
‐ Filip Jalovy - ETSU: Competed at the Georgia Tech Invitational in 1,500m (3:55.26) and 800m (1:54.47)

FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Jason Johnson, ETSU
(Jr. – Jumps – Philadelphia, Pa. – Exercise Science)

  • First Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Earned first place in the high jump at the Bob Pollock Invitational
  • Competed in triple jump at two separate meets this past weekend
  • Set a personal record at Clemson Qualifier (15.09m); good for second place
  • Earned sixth place at Aggie Classic with distance of 14.90m
2011-12 Atlantic Sun Men's Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Date Track Athlete of the Week (School)
Field Athlete of the Week (School)
Dec. 7 Reginald Lewis (Kennesaw State) Kenneth Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Jan. 18 Tucker Peabody (Lipscomb) Jadon Short (ETSU)
Jan. 25 James Post (North Florida) K'vonte Scott (ETSU)
Feb. 1 Gilbert Kemboi (USC Upstate) David Shepherd (North Florida)
Feb. 8 Davey Dennison (USC Upstate) Perrish Goggins (USC Upstate)
Feb. 15 Tucker Peabody (Lipscomb) Kenneth Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Mar. 7 Tim O'Dell (ETSU) David Shepherd (North Florida)
Mar. 21 Kendal Parks (Kennesaw State) K'Vonte Scott (ETSU)
Mar. 28 Kendall Parks (Kennesaw State) David Shepherd (North Florida)
Apr. 4 Gilbert Kemboi (USC Upstate) Kenneth Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Apr. 11 Cameron Dickerson (North Florida) Kenneth Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Apr. 18 Cameron Dickerson (North Florida) Houston Ward (Lipscomb)
May 9 Kendall Parks (Kennesaw State) Marek Navratil (ETSU)
May 16 Matt Johnson (USC Upstate) Jason Johnson (ETSU)

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