Johnathan Smith, Guilford, Sophomore, Sprints
Smith, a sophomore from Conyers, Ga., picks up his second straight weekly award after setting a pair of ODAC sprint records over the weekend. Smith won the 100-meter dash and placed second in the 200-meter dash at the VertKlasse Meet, setting school and ODAC records in both events. His times are also the fastest in NCAA Division III this season. Smith defeated 15 sprinters, mostly from higher NCAA divisions, to win the 100-dash in 10.51, which broke his own school and ODAC standards set last week. His time of 21.10 seconds in the 200-dash placed second overall, but tops among NCAA Division III competitors in the 19-man field. Smith also anchored the Quakers? 4x100-meter relay team that set the school mark with a sixth-place time of 44.39 seconds.
Men's Outdoor Track & Field Honor Roll
Hilton Morgan, Eastern Mennonite, Freshman, Throws
Morgan was the top collegiate finisher in the shot put at the Jopson Invitational, taking second place with a heave of 13.82m (45-04.25ft). He also took third place on the EMU All-Time list with the effort. In the discus, Morgan came in seventh, landing at 33.50m (109-11ft).
Rachad Davis, Lynchburg, Sophomore, Hurdles
Davis ran a 15.32 in the 110 hurdles ranking him 19th in the nation and first in the ODAC this weekend at the W&L-VMI Track Carnival. He ran an 11.41 in the 100 and 22.98 in the 200 which ranks him fifth in the ODAC in both events. He was also part of the 4x400 relay team that is ranked second in the ODAC
Ryan Taylor, Shenandoah, Sophomore, Mid-Distance/Distance
Taylor competed in the 800-meter and 5,000-meter runs at the W&L/VMI Carnival this weekend. He finished sixth in the 5000 with a school-record time of 15:08.55, which is also the eighth-best time in NCAA Division III this season. Smith went on to place 20th in the 800 with a time of 2:00.96.
Zander Tallman, Washington and Lee, Sophomore, Sprints/Relays
Tallman competed in four events at the two-day W&L/VMI Carnival, winning the 200-meter dash in 21.95 and the 400-meter dahs in 47.66. He also helped the 4x400-meter relay and 4x100-meter relay teams to third-place finishes with times of 3:21.14 and 43.42, respectively. The 47.66 in the 400-dash is a new school record and is the fastest time in the country thus far. The 200-dash time narrowly missed the school record of 21.94 and is the seventh-fastest time in the country, while the 4x4 teams boasts the eighth-fastest time in the nation.