Abilene Christian Sweeps Final Men’s Outdoor Weekly Awards

first_imgMen’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week – Jared Williams, Abilene Christian – Fr. – Channelview, TexasWilliams clocked two new personal records at the ACU Oliver Jackson Twilight on Thursday. His 400m time of 46.78 now ranks him first in conference, 24th in the West Region and 46th nationally. The freshman’s 200m time of 21.53 moves him into 17th in the Southland. FRISCO, Texas – Abilene Christian freshman Jared Williams and senior Kai Schmidt are the Southland Conference Men’s Outdoor Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. All Southland teams now turn their sights to the 2018 Southland Outdoor Championships, beginning Friday in San Antonio, Texas, hosted by UIW. Honorable Mention: Collin Milton, Northwestern State. Honorable Mention: Tre’Darius Carr, Northwestern State. Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week – Kai Schmidt, Abilene Christian – Sr. – Krefeld, GermanySchmidt took first in both the shot put and discus at the ACU Oliver Jackson. His mark of 190-05.00 in discus is a new personal best and continues to keep him in first in the Southland, 7th in the west region and 17th nationally. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more


first_imgThings just get better and better for Donegal boxer Jason Quigley.The elite Irish boxer won his second bout in less than 24 hours to prove why many people are already tipping him for Olympic success.The Ballybofey boxer put in yet another superb performance to completely dominate his bout against Michal Kowalczik of Poland by a unanimous decision of 3-0 this evening. Only yesterday the 75kg powerhouse recorded the same unanimous win over Adriani Vastine of France at the tournament in Berck, France.The international victories come in a week which has seen the Finn Valley ABC man sign a sponsorship deal with SKY Sports.Quigley said recently that he aim is to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016.Quigley posted a message on his Facebook page tonight to say that he is “buzzing” after his second victory in just 24 hours In total the Irish elite team won an impressive 13 out of the 15 bouts they took part in.Irish team manager Joe Hennegan accepted the Best Nation trophy on behalf of the squad at tonight’s session.The team will arrive home in Ireland tomorrow (SUN) at 4.30pm. STYLISH QUIGLEY DOES THE DOUBLE IN 24 HOURS! was last modified: September 1st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more