USC Upstate's Kolesnitchenko, NKU's Schultz T&F Honorees

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Anastasia Kolesnitchenko and Northern Kentucky's Frannie Schultz put up strong performances for Atlantic Sun Weekly Track and Field Honors.

Kolesnitchenko turned in a school record performance in the women's 800-meter last weekend, while Schultz broke the NKU record in javelin with a mark of 33.30 meters and finished third in the event.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Anastasia Kolesnitchenko, USC Upstate
(Fr. – Distance – Boiling Springs, S.C. – Nursing)
  • First Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Turned in a school record performance in the women's 800-meter last weekend at the Charlotte Invitational
  • Clocking in at 2:16.86 to beat the previous program-best of 2:17.48.
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Alcia Follrod (Fr., Northern Kentucky) – Ran an NKU record in the 200 meter with a time of 26.65
  • Katie Bunker (Jr., Lipsomb) – Finished third at the Vanderbilt Invite in the 800m run with a time of 2:09.38
  • Svenja Meyer (Jr., Jacksonville) – Won the 3000m steeplechase at the Tom Jones Invitational with a time of 11:02.34
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Frannie Schultz, Northern Kentucky
(Jr. – Throws – Southgate, Ky.)
  • First Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Broke the NKU record in javelin with a mark of 33.30 meters
  • Recorded a third place finish in the javelin
  • Claimed a 4th place finish in the discus with a mark of 36.86 meters
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Michelle Quimby (Sr., Kennesaw State) – High jump of 1.64m (5-38.05) at the Beach Invitational led to a 10th place finish and a third place spot in the A-Sun
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)
April 24 Anastasia Kolesnitchenko (USC Upstate)
Frannie Schultz (Northern Kentucky)

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