Clark and Stepp Collect A-Sun Track & Field Weekly Awards

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Zac Davis and ETSU's Tyler Stepp registered first-place finishes to land Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Awards as announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Davis earned to gold medals at the Samford Invite for the Owls, while Stepp's long jump leap of 7.47m ranks No. 7 in the NCAA east region.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Zac Davis, Kennesaw State
(Fr. – Sprints – Bufford, Ga.)
  • First Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Collected two first-place finishes at the Samford Invite
  • Replaced his A-Sun best mark in the 400m (47.61)
  • Ran a leg of the 4x400 to finish with a time of 3:17.81
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Rashad Cambell (Sr., ETSU) – Turned in a pair of personal bests this past weekend at the Highlander Invitational
  • Gilbert Kemboi (Sr., USC Upstate) – Ranks No. 10 in the NCAA East Qualifying List and No. 18 overall in the nation in the 10,000m
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Tyler Stepp, ETSU
(Jr. – Jumps – Dandridge, Tenn. – Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • Second Career Field Athlete of the Week award; second this year
  • Set a Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium record in the men's long jump at the Highlander Invitational at Radford University
  • Recorded a leap of 7.47m to earn a first-place finish
  • Continues to be ranked first in the A-Sun in the long jump this season
  • Ranks No. 7 in the men's long jump in the NCAA East Region and has already qualified to compete in the NCAA Championships
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)
April 24 Tucker Peabody (Lipscomb)
Kenny Sugishita (USC Upstate)
May 1 Zac Davis (Kennesaw State)
Tyler Stepp (ETSU)

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