Pierre and Terry Capture Track and Field Weekly Honors

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Joane Pierre and Lipscomb's April Terry put up strong performances for Atlantic Sun Weekly Track and Field Honors.

Pierre broke a school record in the 1500m for the Dolphins, while Terry competed in three events and made the podium in two of her events.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Joane Pierre, Jacksonville
(Sr. – Middle Distance – Immokalee, Fla – Management)
  • Second Career Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award; first this season
  • Broke the JU record in the 1500m by nearly six seconds at the FSU Seminole Invitational
  • Finished third with a time of 4:18.27
  • Time ranks No. 9 nationally
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Kelly Johnson (Sr., Northern Kentucky) – Ran a 10,000m time of 38:39 at the Sea Ray Relays
  • Dominique Nock (Fr., USC Upstate) – Turned in a school record time in the women's 200-meter with a time of 24.74
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
April Terry, Lipscomb (So. – Throws – Little Rock, Ark. – Psychology)
  • Third Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; second this season
  • Claimed first, second and fourth place at the Boston-Moon Classic
  • Won the hammer throw with a toss of 45.33m, winning by nearly four meters
  • Finished second in the shot put with a toss of 12.44m
  • Collected a fourth place finish came in the discus with a throw of 34.94m
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Katerina Vodova (So., ETSU) – Recorded a personal best mark of 5.91m and a first-place finish in the long jump
  • Tyler Thomas (So., Northern Kentucky) – Secured a third place finish with a jump of 1.65m in the prestigious Sea Ray Relays
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)
April 17 Joanne Pierre (Jacksonville)
April Terry (Lipscomb)

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