Davis & Clark Mark Strong Performances for Weekly Awards

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Cynthia Davis and Jacksonville's Kree Clark captured Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors after a record setting weekend.

Clark set a new KSU record in the 200m and the 4x100, while Clark finished third in the discus to set a new record for the Dolphins with a heave of 47.05m.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Cynthia Davis, Kennesaw State
(Sr. – Sprints – Norcross, Ga. – Early Childhood Education)
  • First Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Landed a school record in the 200m at the Yellow Jacket Invite
  • Surpassed her old record with a time of 24.04 to earn second place
  • Time is currently the fastest time in the A-Sun this season
  • Broke a school record as part of the 4x100m relay team (45.80), which also holds the top mark in the A-Sun.
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Kendra Lobley (Fr., Lipscomb) – Ran the 5000m 16:44.45 at the Raleigh Relays; the best finish in the A-Sun this season
  • Demetria Edgecombe (Fr., ETSU) – Marked a personal best in the 100m hurdle with a time of 13.64
  • Brenicke Johnson (Fr., USC Upstate) – Paced the Spartans in the 100m at the Raleigh Relays with a school record of 11.95
  • Joane Pierre (Fr., Jacksonville) – Won the 1500m in a A-Sun leading time of 4:27.15
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Kree Clark, Jacksonville (Fr. – Throws – Conyers, Ga. – )
  • Second Career Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Set school record in discus with a 47.05m toss
  • Finished third overall at the UNF Invitational
  • Was the top collegiate finisher in the event and ranks No. 1 in the A-Sun this season
  • Posted a personal best in the hammer throw finishing ninth with a 47.45m toss.
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Katie Collier (Fr., Lipscomb) – Won the javelin at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic with a toss of 36.49 meters
  • Shannon Hooper (Fr., Kennesaw State) – Threw for 50.94m in the hammer throw; third best mark in the A-Sun this season
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Date Track Athlete of the Week (School)
Field Athlete of the Week (School)
Mar. 6 Dani Walker (Lipscomb)
Kree Clark (Jacksonville)
Mar. 13 Dani Walker (Lipscomb)
April Terry (Lipscomb)
Mar. 20 Dani Walker (Lipscomb)
Gwen Jones(Kennesaw State)
Mar. 27 Nicole Alexander (ETSU)
Brittany Walls (USC Upstate)
April 3 Cynthia Davis (Kennesaw State)
Kree Clark (Jacksonville)

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