Walker/Nock Secure A-Sun Indoor Track & Field Weekly Honors

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Dani Walker and USC Upstate's Dominique Nock landed Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Weekly Honors as announced by the league on Wednesday after stand-out performances at the Niswonger Invitational.

Walker led the 3000m from start to finish to take gold, while Nock crushed her own school record in the long jump by more than a foot.

TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Dani Walker, Lipscomb
(Jr. – Distance – Wichita, Kan. – Kinesiology)
  • First Career Indoor Track Athlete of the Week award
  • Led the 3000m from start to finish to win with a time of 10:12.23
  • Finished second in the 800m at the Niswonger Invitational
  • Set an indoor school record with a time of 2:11.21; four seconds faster than the previous record
  • Anchored the Bisons Distance Medley Relay to defend their Niswonger Invitational Title
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Keturah Williams (Fr., ETSU) – Qualified for the finals in both the 60m and 200m at the Niswonger Invite
  • Shanique Walker (So., Jacksonville) – Landed a school record in the 55m hurdle with a first-place time of 7.98
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Dominique Nock, USC Upstate
(Fr. – Jumps – Griffin, Ga. – Biology)
  • First Career Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award; second weekly award this season
  • Broke her own school record en route to winning the long jump with a leap of 5.77 meters
  • Jumped over a foot farther than her previous school mark
  • Her leap in the long jump tops the A-Sun this season
  • Teamed-up to break the school record in the 4x400 relay with a time of 4:05.33
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Kelly Monteleone (Sr., ETSU) – Won her first collegiate event in the triple jump
  • Gwen Jones (Sr., Kennesaw State) – Finished in first place in the shot put with a distance of 13.55m
  • Courtney Walker (So., Jacksonville) – Won the long jump at the Gator Invitational with a jump of 18'04
  • April Terry (So., Lipscomb) – Marked a school record in shot put with a heave of 13.42m
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week
Date Track Athlete of the Week (School)
Field Athlete of the Week (School)
Dec. 5 Dominique Nock (USC Upstate)
Kristen Chapman (ETSU)
Jan. 9 Karena Fulks (Northern Kentucky)
April Terry (Lipscomb)
Jan. 16 Chelsea Clark (ETSU)
Gwen Jones (Kennesaw State)
Jan. 23 Dani Walker (Lipscomb)
Dominique Nock (USC Upstate)

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