Bunker and Mason Capture Weekly Honors for the Bisons

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)
  • 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
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Taylor Mason, Lipscomb
(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
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)
May 1 Karissa Bertling (ETSU)
Katerina Vodova (ETSU)
May 8 Katie Bunker (Lipscomb)
Taylor Mason (Lipscomb)

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