Peabody and Johnson Secure Weekly Track Awards

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Tucker Peabody and and ETSU's Jason Johnson grabbed Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Peabody finished second in the 200m at the Ole Miss Invite, while Jason Johnson set an ETSU school record in the men's outdoor triple jump.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Tucker Peabody, Lipscomb
(Jr. – Sprints – Memphis, Tenn. – Biology)
  • Third Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award; second this season
  • Finished second in the 200m at the Ole Miss Invite with a time of 21.04 seconds
  • Lowered the time on his Atlantic Sun leading 200-meter dash
  • Ran the 100-meter dash in 10.76 seconds
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brendan Chwalek (Sr., Northern Kentucky) – Currently ranks No. 1 in the A-Sun in the 3000m steeplechase
  • Cameron Thomas (Sr., USC Upstate) – Took top honors in the men's 800-meter at the Johnson C. Smith Invitational
  • Ifrish Alberg (Sr., ETSU) – Came away with the gold in the 100m dash at the Sea Ray Relays
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Jason Johnson, ETSU
(Sr. – Jumps – Philadelphia, Pa. – )
  • Third Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; first this season
  • Set an ETSU school record in the men's outdoor triple jump with a mark of 15.42m
  • Collected a first place finish in the triple jump at the Sea Ray Relays
  • Currently sits at second-place in the A-Sun in the men's triple jump this outdoor season
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • John Clevenger (Sr., Lipscomb) – Finished second in the javelin throw at the Boston-Moon Classic
  • Kenny Sugishita (Sr., USC Upstate) – Led the Spartans in three throwing events last weekend
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)
April 17 Tucker Peabody (Lipscomb)
Jason Johnson (ETSU)

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