SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Justine Merritt, Guilford College
Merritt, a freshman from McAllen, Texas, won two events and swam on a winning relay team in Guilford's 118-74 home win over Salem. She won the 50 free in 29.14 seconds and the 100 individual medley in 1:08.52. The latter is a top time in the ODAC for that event this season. She also swam on the winning 100 medley relay team.
MEN'S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Nathan Turner, Eastern Mennonite University
Turner, a sophomore from Elkton, Va., took home an individual medal at the Vince Brown Invitational at Christopher Newport University. Turner place first in the shot put, provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championships with a throw of 52-feet 0.5-inches. His toss of 51-fee 0.75-inches in the weight throw not only put him in third place over (first D-III), but set a new EMU record.
|Men's Track and Field Honor Roll|
|Tony Konate, Bridgewater||Finished second in the D-III 55 meter dash (6.56 secs.), 5th in the 200-meter dash (22.86) and 13th in the 60-meter dash (7.13) at the Vince Brown Invitational|
|Ricky Flynn, Lynchburg||Ran a personal-best 8:44.82 in the 3,000-meter run at the Vince Brown Invitational... the time put him second-best on the LC all-time list|
|Andy Nagel, Roanoke||Won the D-III 55 meter hurdles at the Vince Brown Invitational with a RC season-best 8.08 seconds|
WOMEN'S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Stacy Doornbos, Washington & Lee University
Doornbos, a sophomore from Roswell, Ga., finished first overall in the long jump at the Bucknell Winter Classic. Her leap of 17-feet 9.75-inches broke her own school record and was an NCAA provisional qualifying performance, and also marked the farthest jump this season. She also broke her own school record in the 200-meter dash with the top D-III meet top time of 26.88 seconds.
|Women's Track and FieldHonor Roll|
|Courtney Hartman, Bridgewater||Ran a new personal-best in the 200 (27.24), good for ninth place and fourth among D-III runners at the Vince Brown Invitational... she also place fifth in the high jump (4' 10.5") and sixth in the 400 (61.79 sec)|
|MIchelle Leaman, Eastern Mennonite||Finished second overall in the 55 hurdles (8.78 sec), breaking the EMU record... she also reset the record in the 60 hurdles (9.48) and ran a leg on the 6th place 4x400 team (4:31.10) at the Vince Brown Invitational|
|Sarah Funderburke, Lynchburg||Finished second in the D-III 55 dash (7.58 sec) and also ran a leg on the fourth place 4x400 team (4:28.36) at the Vince Brown Invitational|
|Meredith Withers, Roanoke||Set a school record in the 55 hurdles to win the event in 8.60 secs. at the Vince Brown Invitational|