Queens Sweeps South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Queens Sweeps South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week Honors

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Queens' Daniel Wallis was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while teammate Martin Knauer was named AstroTurf Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets contested February 11 through February 17, the Conference office announced today.

Wallis, a senior from Guildford, United Kingdom, posted a first place time of 8:17.58 in the 3,000-meter run at the JDL DMR Invite last week. His time was an NCAA Division II provisional mark and ranks him No. 11 in the nation in the event. 

Knauer, a sophomore from Wolnzach, Germany, was the top Division II placer in the shot put at the JDL DMR Invite last week. His throw of 17.12 meters earned him second place and was an NCAA Division II provisional mark.

This is Wallis' first Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor this season, while this also marks the third Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for Hampton.

2018-19 AstroTurf SAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – PJ Lotharp, Lenoir-Rhyne
Dec. 11 – Luke Greer, Carson-Newman
Jan. 14 – PJ Lotharp, Lenoir-Rhyne
Jan. 22 – Seb Anthony, Queens
Jan. 29 – Luke Greer, Carson-Newman
Feb. 5 – PJ Lotharp, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 12 – Seb Anthony, Queens
Feb. 19 – Daniel Wallis, Queens

2018-19 AstroTurf SAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – Isaiah Kyle, Wingate
Dec. 11 – None
Jan. 14 – Guillaume Devries, Tusculum
Jan. 22 – Martin Knauer, Queens
Jan. 29 – Guillaume Devries, Tusculum
Feb. 5 – Martin Knauer, Queens
Feb. 12 – Demarius Hampton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 19 – Martin Knauer, Queens

AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.

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