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AWARD: Richardson earns ASC Track Athlete of the Week

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Competitions: February 2-3, 2018

MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Zach Richardson, So., UT Tyler
University of Texas at Tyler sophomore Zach Richardson (Waxahachie, Texas) ran a time of 22.55 seconds in the 200 meter dash, placing seventh at the Missouri Southern State Lion Open & Multi. His time is the 28th-fastest in the NCAA Division III and second in region.
 
MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Alex Hindman, Fr., LeTourneau
LeTourneau University freshman Alex Hindman (Seminole, Texas) cleared 4.69 meters (15 ft.-4.5 in.) in the pole vault at the Texas Tech Open, placing fifth. His mark ranks first in the ASC and the South/Southeast Region and 20th in the country.

WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Kaylee Prather, Sr., UT Tyler
UT Tyler senior Kaylee Prather (Elysian Fields, Texas) established ran a time of 8.10 seconds in the 60-meter dash, placing 18th at the Lion Open & Multi. Her time is good for 17th in the South/Southeast Region. She also established a new Patriot record in the long jump by clearing 5.47 meters (17 ft.-11.5 in.), placing fifth. The long jump mark is tied for 23rd in the country and second in the region.
 
WOMEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Bethany Everett, Jr., McMurry
McMurry University junior Bethany Everett (Stratford, Texas) recorded a personal-best weight throw of 16.14 meters (52 ft.-11.5 in.), placing third at the Texas Tech Open to secure her second Field Athlete of the Week award of the season. Her mark leads the ASC and the South/Southeast Region and ranks 19th in the NCAA Division III.
 
OTHER TOP MEN’S PERFORMANCES
Belhaven University sophomore Dagan Nations (Clinton, Miss.) led the Blazers with a new school record in the weight throw, winning the event at the Sewanee Tiger Indoor Invitational with a mark of 13.74 meters (45 ft.-1 in.). His weight throw is ranked 11th in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Region. Nations also had a shot put of 11.99 meters (39 ft.-4 in.), placing fifth.
 
University of the Ozarks freshman Michael Harris (Elkins, Ark.) posted the fastest 3,000 meter time in the ASC this season in 9:16.18, placing 10th at the Lion Open & Multi. His time is ranked 40th in the region.
 
Hardin-Simmons University junior Hasanai “Go” Chanriang (Mason, Texas) lowered his own school record in the 400 meter dash in 50.22 seconds, good for eighth in the South/Southeast and first in the ASC. He also helped lower the Cowboy record in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:27.43.

McMurry freshman Sean Germany (Abilene, Texas) posted the third-best distance in the region in the triple jump with a distance of 13.81 meters (45 ft.-3.75 in.) at the Texas Tech Open. He also ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 meter relay team, which is fifth in the region at 3:26.97.

OTHER TOP WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES
Ozarks junior Hannah Smith (Blue Eye, Mo.) placed 11th with a 3,000 meter time of 11:23.83 at Missouri Southern Lion Open & Multi. She recorded the top NCAA Division III time in the event at the met.
 
Belhaven junior Aliah McPhaul (Leesville, La.) won the shot put at the Tiger Indoor Invitational with a throw of 11.95 meters (39 ft.-2.5 in.). She also had a second place showing with a weight throw of 13.96 meters (45 ft.-9.75 in.), good for the sixth-best mark in the region.
 
LeTourneau freshman Ro Galloway (Texarkana, Texas) ran her best times of the year in the 60 meter and 200 meter dashes at the Texas Tech Open. She posted a mark of 8.30 seconds in the 60 and 27.42 in the 200. Both marks rank in the top 40 in the region.
 
Hardin-Simmons freshman Kearra Greer (Everman, Texas) set a Cowgirl school record in her second career meet with a time of 8.22 seconds in the 60 meter dash at the Texas Tech Open. She also had a time of 27.16 seconds in the 200. Both marks rank in the top 30 in the region.
 
McMurry senior Kaila Shelfer (Alvarado, Texas) ran the 60 meter dash in 8.13 at the Texas Tech Opener.
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