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
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Tyler Stepp, ETSU
- 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
(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
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