AWARD: Richardson wins second ASC Track honor

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Competitions: February 16-17, 2018

MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Zach Richardson, Jr., UT Tyler
University of Texas at Tyler junior Zach Richardson (Waxahachie, Texas) set a new program-record in the 400 meters by running it in 48.94 seconds at the Texas A&M Aggie Twilight. He also ran the 200 meter dash in 22.25 seconds. Both marks lead the ASC, while the 400 time is 25th in the nation and fourth in the region.
MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Alex Hindman, Fr., LeTourneau
LeTourneau University freshman Alex Hindman (Seminole, Texas) earned his second Athlete of the Week award by clearing 4.78 meters (15 ft.-8.25 in.) in the pole vault at the Texas A&M Aggie Twilight. He took fourth at the meet against all NCAA Division I competition. Hindman’s height ranks 16th in NCAA Division III and leads the ASC and the South/Southeast Region.

WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Kearra Greer, Fr., Hardin-Simmons
Hardin-Simmons University freshman Kearra Greer (Everman, Texas) set Cowgirl school records in both the 60 meter and 200 meter dashes at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier. She ran an 8.13 in the 60, which ranks second in the ASC and 14th in the NCAA South/Southeast Region. Her 200 time of 26.47 is third in the league in 23rd in the region.
WOMEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Shamaujae Crockett, Jr., McMurry
McMurry junior Shamuajae Crockett (Houston, Texas) won her second Athlete of the Week award for her racking up 30 points for McMurry at the NCCAA Indoor National Championships in Cedarville, Ohio. She won the high jump by clearing 1.62 meters (5 ft.-3.75 in.), which leads the ASC is second in the region tied for 32nd in the nation. Crockett took fifth place in the long jump at 5.19 meters (17 ft.-.5 in.), good for second in the conference and eighth in the region. She was also a part of the 4x200 meter relay team that won the race and on the 4x400 relay that finished third.
McMurry University senior Michael Brown (Oxnard, Calif.) finished third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 50.29 seconds at the NCCAA Indoor Championships in Cedarville, Ohio. His time in the 400 ranks eighth in the region.
Hardin-Simmons junior Brandon Sparks-Moffett (Richmond, Texas) set the school record in the 200 meters with a time of 22.66 seconds at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier. He also ran the 60 meters in 7.17 seconds, a personal best. Sparks-Moffett ranks third in the ASC and 33rd in the region in the 200 and second in the league and 18th in region in the 200.
McMurry freshman Tiyoshi Hopes (Abilene, Texas) placed second in the long jump and fifth in the high jump at the NCCAA Indoor National Championships. He had a long jump of 6.94 meters (22 ft.-9.25 in.), which leads the ASC, ranks 35th in the country and first in the region. His high jump of 2.00 meters (6 ft.-6.75 in.) ranked second in the ASC, tied for fourth in the region and 36th in the country.
UT Tyler senior Kaylee Prather (Elysian Fields, Texas) surpassed her previous school record in the long jump by leaping 5.44 meters (17 ft.-10.25 in.), placing second in at the Texas A&M Aggie Twilight. She also posted the fastest 60 meter dash time in the conference this season at 7.85 seconds, which ranks 28th in the country and sixth in region.
Belhaven University junior Aliah McPhaul (Leesville, La.) finished as national champion in the shot put and the runner-up in the weight throw at the NCCAA Indoor National Championships in Cedarville, Ohio. She won the shot put with a throw of 12.72 meters (41 ft.-8.75 in.) and was second with a weight throw of 14.62 meters (47 ft.-11.75 in.).
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