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 Jan. 21 through Jan. 27. Lenoir-Rhyne earned the track honors with Saidah Hardwick and Queens garnered the field honors with Gabby Schultz.
A sophomore sprinter, Hardwick competed in the Finn Pincus Invitational, finishing first in the 400-meter in a time of 58.30 seconds. The Rolesville, N.C. also placed fifth in the 200-meter dash in a time of 26.21 seconds. This is Hardwick's first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.
A senior thrower, Schultz earned a first-place finish in the shot put at the Finn Pincus Invitational with a mark of 14.70 meters. With the toss, the North Olmsted, Ohio native set a new meet and school record, while notching a NCAA Division II provisional distance. She also took second in the weight throw with a distance of 16.07 meters. This is Schultz's second Field Athlete of the Week honor this season.
2018-19 SAC AstroTurf Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – Tamerah Sebree, Wingate
Dec. 11 – Jerrica Covington, Lincoln Memorial
Jan. 15 – Nicole McMillen, Tusculum
Jan. 22 – Hannah Wolkenhauer, Queens
Jan. 29 – Saidah Hardwick, Lenoir-Rhyne
2018-19 SAC AstroTurf Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Dec. 4 – Vanisha Wilshire, Wingate
Dec. 11 – JoLyn Copeland, Anderson
Jan. 15 – Gabby Schultz, Queens
Jan. 22 – Hannah Hinson, Wingate
Jan. 29 – Gabby Schultz, 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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