Freeman and Quimby Capture Track & Field Weekly Honors

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Bienna Freeman and Kennesaw State's Michelle Quimby landed Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors, as announce by the conference on Wednesday.

Freeman's time of 2:04.8 in the 800m currently ranks fifth in the nation, while Quimby broke a KSU record in the pole vault with a height of 3.75m.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Bienna Freeman, Jacksonville
(Sr. – Middle Distance – Newark, Del. – Sociology)
  • First Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Marked a second-place in the 800m at the Florida Relays
  • Was the top collegiate finisher with a time of 2:04.8
  • Broke the school record by two seconds and currently leads the conference
  • Time is ranked fifth nationally and second in the east
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Tessa Hoefle (Jr., Lipscomb) – Finished second in the 3000 steeplechase at the Sun Angel Classic with a time of 10:45.69
  • Cynthia Davis (Sr., Kennesaw State) – Ran a leg in the 4x100m relay that finished in 45.14; ranked No. 19 nationally
  • Heaven Briggs (Fr., USC Upstate) – Reset her program-best mark at the Duke Invite in the 200-meter crossing the line in 24.85
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Michelle Quimby, Kennesaw State (Sr. – Vault – Ballston N.Y. – Physical & Health Education)
  • Second Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Vaulted for a height of 3.75m at the Florida Relays last weekend
  • Broke a KSU record with her mark in the vault
  • Currently holds the top mark in the A-Sun in the event
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • April Terry (So., Lipscomb) – Set a school record in the shot put with a toss of 13.5 meters at the Sun Angel Classic
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)
April 10 Bienna Freeman (Jacksonville)
Michelle Quimby (Kennesaw State)

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