Wednesday, May 08, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The Lipscomb duo of Katie Bunker and Taylor Mason turned in strong performances to earn Atlantic Sun Track and Field Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
Bunker's time in the 1500-meter ranks as the second fastest time in the A-Sun this season, while teammate Mason's performance in teh javelin throw landed her a second place in the Billy Hayes Invite.
TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Katie Bunker, Lipscomb
(Jr. – Distance – Cedarville, Ohio – Chemistry)
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Taylor Mason, Lipscomb
- Second Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; first this season
- Collected a second-place finish in the 1500-meter at the Billy Hayes Invite
- Crossed the line in 4:24.57
- Time ranks No. 2 in the A-Sun this season
- Set a new LU record in the event
(Sr. – Throws – Inman, S.C. – Exercise Science)
- First Career Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award
- Finished second in the javelin throw
- Throw measured at 35.58 meters
- Earned a second place finish in the event
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