ATLANTA (April 4, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Ellery Hayden of Rhodes and Payton Passantino of Millsaps have been named the SAA Women's Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
Ellery Hayden - Rhodes
Hayden finished fourth in a steeplechase as the only non-NCAA Division I competition at Ole Miss, Saturday. Her time of 11:08 was a twenty-second PR and ranks first in the conference. She is currently ranked eight in nationally.
Payton Passantino - Millsaps
Passantino placed second in the javelin at the Hilltop Classic with a throw of 38.52m. She currently leads all SAA competitors and ranks 16th nationally. Passantino also finished second in the discus with a throw of 33.41m. Finally, she finished seventh in the shot put with a toss of 10.9m.