Liberty Trio of Zapata, Ballivian & Janes Sweep @ASUNXCTF Weekly Awards

Liberty Trio of Zapata, Ballivian & Janes Sweep @ASUNXCTF Weekly Awards

 

ATLANTA, Ga. - The fifth set of ASUN Conference Men's Outdoor Track and Field weekly accolades were awarded to Liberty's trio of Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Jose Ballivian and Anders Janes, announced Wednesday by the league office.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track Performer of the Week - April 17th
Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Liberty
Senior | Sprints | Cali, Colombia
- First Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Track Athlete of Week honor; first this season for Liberty
- Competed in the 200m & 400m Dashes at the Gamecock Invitational
- Placed second in the 400m with a time of 45.79; leads the ASUN by 1.58 seconds
- Ranks sixth in the NCAA & 19th in the world for this year
- Added a time of 21.43 in the 200m, which ranks fifth in the ASUN

ASUN Men's Outdoor Field Performer of the Week - April 17th
Jose Ballivian, Liberty
Sophomore | Throws | Santiago, Chile
- First Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; second this season for Liberty
- Competed at the Gamecock Invitational in the Shot Put & Discus Throw
- Won the Discus with a top distance of 52.28m (171'6); placed first by 13 feet
- Claimed third in the Shot Put with his best throw of 17.55m (57'7)
- Ranks nationally in both events; Discus (65th) & Shot Put (65th)

ASUN Men's Outdoor Freshman of the Week - April 17th
Anders Janes, Liberty
Freshman | Pole Vault | Victoria, Minn.
- Second Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Freshman of the Week Award; second this season
- Competed in the Pole Vault at the 28-person field at the Gamecock Invitational
- Finished as the Runner-Up in the event with his top height of 5.05m (16'6.75)
- Leads the ASUN in Pole Vault by .02m over teammate Brenton Rosa
- Ranks 28th in the NCAA East Region & 61st nationally

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Winners
April 17th - Track: Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Liberty | Field: Jose Ballivian, Liberty | Freshman: Anders Janes, Liberty
April 10th - Track: Jonathan Schwind, Lipscomb | Field: Tyler Blalock, Kennesaw State | Freshman: Austin Thompson, North Florida
April 3rd - Track: Noah Perkins, North Florida | Field: Daniel Haugh, Kennesaw State | Freshman: Anders Janes, Liberty
March 27th - Track: Jonathan Schwind, Lipscomb | Field: Denzell Pratt, Liberty | Freshman: Timothy Doyle, North Florida
March 20th - Track: Paris Williams, Kennesaw State | Field: Daniel Haugh, Kennesaw State | Freshman: Kameron Davis, Kennesaw State

 

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