Trice, Amadi Capture Weekly Women's T&F Awards

Trice, Amadi Capture Weekly Women's T&F Awards

ATLANTA - The SAA released the women's track & field Athletes of the Week for events competed this past weekend and, following voting by the league head coaches, Oglethorpe's Kayla Trice earned her second consecutive Track Athlete of the Week honor while Vicotia amadi of Hendrix claimed the Field Athlete of the Week award.

SAA Women's Track Athlete of the Week - Kayla Trice of Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe freshman sprinter Kayla Trice (pictured at right) had a great weekend at the BSC Hilltop Classic this past Saturday. Kayla finished 2nd in the women's 100 meter dash with a time of 12.17. Her performance was her new lifetime personal record and bested her own OU school record which was set one week ago. With that time Kayla stands 1st in the SAA and 7th in the nation for NCAA DIII. Later in the day Kayla returned in the 200 meter dash with a 2nd place finish and a time of 25.98. This 200 meter time currently sits her 2nd in the SAA this season. 

SAA Women's Field Athlete of the Week - Victoria Amadi of Hendrix

Senior Victoria Amadi of Hendrix recorded the best conference mark and third-best in the nation in the triple jump at the Trinity Invitational Friday. She recorded a distance of 11.87 meters (38 ft.-11.5 in.).


Amadi in motion for the Warriors

Other notable performances from around the league:

Freshman Bailey Brya of Hendrix posted the best SAA times of the year in both the 100 meter hurdles and 400 meter hurdles. Brya, from Rogers, Ark., ran a time of 1:06.17 in the 400 hurdles at the Texas Relays Thursday. She completed the 100 hurdles in 16.23 seconds, placing fifth at Friday's Trinity Invitational.

Meredith Stuber of Sewanee ran a personal best time in the 100 Hurdles at the Centre Invitational.  Her time of 17.80 was a full second better than her next best time this year and currently ranks her 4th on the SAA performance list.

Anastasia Lyon of Centre had one of her best track meets of her collegiate career this past weekend at the Centre Invitational.  Anastasia started off the day in the long jump where she jumped a new legal personal best 17'0.5".  That mark placed her second in a field of 30 women of all divisions and places her 1st on the SAA Performance List.  Anastasia followed up her long jump performance with a new personal best triple jump mark as well.  Her mark of 34'9.75" placed her fourth out of a large field of women of all divisions and currently places her 5th on the SAA Performance List.

Karagan Day of Sewanee had a seasonal best throw in the javelin this past weekend at the Centre Invitational.  Her toss of 32.29 meters was good enough for fourth place out of 25 throwers.