ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week for events during Dec. 3 through Dec. 9. Lincoln Memorial earned the track honors with Jerrica Covington and Anderson garnered the field honors with JoLyn Copeland.
A sophomore sprinter, Covington won her flight and finished 10th overall in the 400 meter dash at the GVSU Holiday Open. The Lexington, S.C. native's time of 1:00.17 was second-best in school history. This is Covington's first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.
A senior thrower, Copeland notched a career-best toss of 15.15 meters at the Clemson Opener. The Swansea, S.C. native finished ninth in the weight throw at the Tigers' event. This is Copeland's first Field Athlete of the Week honor this season.
2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – Tamerah Sebree, Wingate
Dec. 11 – Jerrica Covington, Lincoln Memorial
2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – Vanisha Wilshire, Wingate
Dec. 11 – JoLyn Copeland, Anderson
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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