Chwalek/Ward Land First Career A-Sun Weekly Honors

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

MACON, Ga. - The second Atlantic Sun Men's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Awards went to Northern Kentucky's Brendan Chwalek and Lipsomb's Houston Ward, announced Wednesday by the league office.

Chwalek set the Norse record in the 3,000-meter run by 0.66 seconds, while Ward captured two top-three finishes at the Ed Temple Classic.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Brendan Chwalek, Northern Kentucky
(Jr. – Middle Distance – Louisville, Ky.)
  • First Career Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Took first place at the Golden Flash Gala in the 3,000-meter run
  • Set a NKU record in the event with time of 8:34.18
  • Bested the previous record by 0.66 second
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Tucker Peabody (Jr., Lipscomb) – Placed second in the 200m dash with time of 21.75 seconds
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Houston Ward, Lipscomb
(So. – Throws – Portland, Texas – Accounting)
  • First Career Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award
  • Claimed two top-three finishes at the Ed Temple Classic
  • Toss of 14.44m in weight throw earned second place
  • Added third-place finish in shot put with distance of 14.4m
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Men's Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Date Track Athlete of the Week (School)
Field Athlete of the Week (School)
Dec. 5 Matt Johnson (USC Upstate)
Kenny Sugishita (USC Upstate)
Jan. 9 Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky)
Houston Ward (Lipscomb)

Follow the Atlantic Sun on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.