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 Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. Lenoir-Rhyne earned the track honors with Paiton Fair and Wingate garnered the field honors with Hannah Hinson.
A senior sprinter/middle distance runner, Fair won the 800 meter dash at the JDL College Team Challenge in a time of 2:15.37. The mark, for the Newton, N.C. native, tops the previous school record and puts her in 17th across Division II, while earning a NCAA provisional time. This is Fair's first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.
A senior thrower, Hinson won the weight throw at the JDL College Team Challenge, posting a mark of 16.70 meters (54' 9.5") in a 19-person field. The Gates, N.C. native defeated NCAA Division I student-athletes and SAC competitors in the event. This is Hinson'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
Feb. 5 – Saidah Hardwick, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 12 – Paiton Fair, 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
Feb. 5 – Morgan Salyers, Lincoln Memorial
Feb. 12 – Hannah Hinson, Wingate
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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