The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announces track and field weekly honors for the week ending March 24th.
Women’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Brittany Carter, Senior, Albany State University – Carter’s performance of 4:48.62 in the 1500m run at the Florida State University Relays has earned her a third consecutive weekly honor as she now leads the SIAC in both the 800m and 1500m.
Irrion Conaler, Sophomore, Albany State University – Conaler’s second weekly honor highlights performances of 59.79 in the 400m, 15.97 in 100m hurdles, and 1:04.17 in 400m hurdles which ranks 16th nationally. All three times rank within the top 10 of the SIAC this season.
Lateria Stanton, Freshman, Albany State University – Stanton claims her place as the SIAC runner-up in the 100m hurdles for the week at the FSU Relays. Her time of 14.93w ranks in the top 50 of Division II competitors.
Camille Clemmons-James, Senior, Benedict College – Clemmons-Jones’ third appearance amongst the weekly honorees is compounded by her efforts at the South Carolina Weems Baskin Invitational. As the SIAC leader in the 200m her high provisional time of 24.47 (2.7w) places her 4th nationally. Her performance in the 400m at 56.45 makes her the conference leader and ranks 12th nationally.
Marcia Williams, Freshman, Benedict College – Williams earns an additional Athlete of the Week honor by the time of 56.53 she demonstrated in the 400m at S.C. Weems Baskin Invitational. She ranks 3rd in the SIAC and 15th nationally in the event.
Alexandria Montgomery, Sophomore, Stillman College – Montgomery’s performance of 12.16 (2.6w) in the 100m at the 2012 Alabama Relays has garnered her a 2nd place rank in the SIAC and 17th position nationally.
Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Untayous Benson, Sophomore, Albany State University – Benson secured a 2nd place conference ranking and a 4th place national ranking in the 200m with provisional qualifying time of 21.26 (-0.2w) at the Florida State University Relays.
Terrio Leverett, Freshman, Albany State University – Also out of a faster heat of the 200m at the FSU Relays was Leverett who surfaced shy just one-hundredth of a second for the provisional qualification. His time of 21.46 (-0.2w) ranks 3rd in the SIAC and 9th nationally among Division II competitors.
Michael Vinson, Senior, Morehouse College – Vinson graced a flight of hurdles in the Alabama Relays’ 400m hurdles at a time of 53.63, just three hundredths shy of the provisional qualification standard, which ranks 2nd in the SIAC and 13th nationally. Vinson too ran leg three of the Distance Medley Relay to assist in a 3rd place finish at 10:21.59.
D’Jordan Brooks, Freshman, Stillman College – Brooks posted 10.81(0.9w) in the 100m at the Alabama Relays to claim a pair of rankings making him 4th in the SIAC and top 30 nationally. He also led the 4´200m relay team off to an overall victory with a time of 1:26.59.
Daniel Dent, Sophomore, Stillman College – Dent’s honor recognizes his efforts in the Long Jump where the mark of 6.97m (-0.2w)/ (22’10.5”) leads the SIAC and ranks 20th nationally. Dent too contributed to the 4x100m relay team “E Squad” that finished with a high provisional time of 40.96, ranking 2nd in the SIAC and 10th nationally. Dent also ran the 2nd leg of the 4´200m relay team with teammate Brooks.
Marcus Victorain, Sophomore, Stillman College – Victorain achieved an outdoor provisional qualification in the 110m hurdles at the Alabama Relays with his performance of 14.49 (1.2w). He is the newly established SIAC leader and ranks 13th nationally.