Peabody/Abdullah Take Home #ASunTF Weekly Awards

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Tucker Peabody and Kennesaw State's Bilal Abdullah posted a record breaking weekend to earn Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Peabody set a new Lipscomb record in the 200m and the 100m, while Abdullah marked a KSU record in the high jump.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Tucker Peabody, Lipscomb
(Jr. – Sprints – Memphis, Tenn. – Biology)
  • Second Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award; first this season
  • Set two school records at the Sun Angel Classic hosted by Arizona State
  • Timed in with the fastest time in the A-Sun in the 200m with a time of 21.13 seconds to finish fifth
  • Crossed the finish line in 10.5 seconds to finish third in the 100m
  • Currently ranks second in the A-Sun in the 100m
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Josh Mulder (Fr., Kennesaw State) – Broke a school record in the 400m with a time of 53.01
  • Gilbert Kemboi (Sr., USC Upstate) – Marked an Upstate record in the 5000m with a time of 14:09.86
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Bilal Abdullah, Kennesaw State
(Fr. – Combined – Gwinnett, Ga. – Computer Science)
  • First Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Posted a new school record in the high jump at the Florida Relays
  • Leap of 2.16 is currently the best in the A-Sun
  • Jump ranks No. 14 nationally
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Gemikal Prude (So., Lipscomb) – Set a new school record in the high jump (2.15m) enroute to winning the Sun Angel Classic
  • Kenny Sugishita (Sr., USC Upstate) – Earned two second-place finishes last weekend at Wofford's Terrier Relays (discus, hammer throw)
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)
Mar. 6 Filip Jalovy (ETSU)
Tyler Stepp (ETSU)
Mar. 13 Josh Mulder (Kennesaw State)
Martynas Sedys (Kennesaw State)
Mar. 20 Ifrish Alberg (ETSU)
Gemikal Prude (Lipscomb)
Mar. 27 Cameron Thomas (USC Upstate)
Kenny Sugishita (USC Upstate)
April 3 Gilbert Kemboi (USC Upstate)
Andre Dorsey (Kennesaw State)
April 10 Tucker Peabody (Lipscomb)
Bilal Abdullah (Kennesaw State)

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