Wednesday, March 27, 2013
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's duo of Cameron Thomas and Kenny Sugishita collected Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
Thomas recorded a time of 1:51.31 in the 800m to rank 19th nationally this season, while Sugishta took home two golds this weekend.
TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Cameron Thomas, USC Upstate
(Sr. – Distance – Niceville,Fla. – History)
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Kenny Sugishita, USC Upstate
- First Career Track Athlete of the Week award
- Earned a first-place finish in the 800m at the Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic
- Crossed the line with a school record time of 1:51.31
- Currently holds the best time in the A-Sun in the 800m this season and ranks 19th nationally
(Sr. – Throws – Arroyo Grande, Calif. – Accounting)
- Third Career Field Athlete of the Week award; first this outdoor season
- Collected two first-place finishes at the Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic
- Recorded a winning tosses of 50.31m in the discus
- Won the hammer throw with a heave of 57.33m
- Both marks rank second in the A-Sun this season
- Michael Lockhart (Sr., ETSU) – Recorded a first-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 7.05m
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