Written by Chandler Carver
Thursday, 14 February 2013 08:34
Appalachian State’s Jamal Tiller have been named the Southern Conference Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week for meets over the weekend. The selections are made by the league’s track and field coaches. Returning from
injury, Tiller won the triple jump at the Liberty Quad with a mark of 48’5.25”. He still leads the SoCon with a previous best jump of 50’2”.
Track honorable mentions include: The Citadel’s Jamaal Brantley, who finished fifth in the 200m at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 22.27 and moved into first place in the SoCon rankings; Appalachian State’s Stanley Broaden,who won the 60m hurdles at the Liberty Quad in a personal-best and SoCon-leading time of 8.03 and also recorded a personal-best in the 200m with his 22.73 time; and Western Carolina’s Aaron Tribble, who recorded an indoor personal record in the 400m at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational.
Tiller and the Apps will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 15 when they play host to the Appalachian Pre-Conference Meet at the Holmes Convocation Center.
Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Jan. 24 – Nathan Hendershot, Samford
Jan. 30 – Brandon Hairston, Western Carolina
Feb. 6 – Demetrios Pagonis, Davidson
Feb. 13 – Paul Katam, UNCG
Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Jan. 24 – Tyler Kemp, Samford
Jan. 30 – Geno Porter, The Citade
lFeb. 6 – Ryan Cook, Samford
Feb. 13 – Jamal Tiller, Appalachian State
Photo Courtesy: Jamal Tiller, ASU Athletics