Liberty's Kandie & KSU's Haugh & Akindele Collect Men's Track Accolades

Liberty's Kandie & KSU's Haugh & Akindele Collect Men's Track Accolades

 

ATLANTA, Ga. - The sixth set of ASUN Conference Men's Outdoor Track and Field weekly accolades were awarded to Kennesaw State's duo of Daniel Haugh & DJ Akindele and were joined by Liberty's Felix Kandie, announced Wednesday by the league office.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track Performer of the Week - April 24th
Felix Kandie, Liberty
Sophomore | 3,000m SC | Eldoret, Kenya
- First Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honor; second this season for Liberty
- Competed in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge
- Grabbed runner-up in the event with his time of 8:55.06
- Ranks as the fourth-best in program history and first in the ASUN by five seconds
- Sits 14th in the NCAA East Region & 36th in the nation

Other Nominees: DJ Akindele, Kennesaw State; Noah Perkins, North Florida.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Field Performer of the Week - April 24th
Daniel Haugh, Kennesaw State
Senior | Throws | Marietta, Ga.
- Third Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; third this season
- Set the program record in the Hammer Throw & Discus at the Virginia Challenge 
- Landed a toss of 74.78m (245'4)  to win the hammer throw
- Finished fifth in the discus with top distance of 56.06m (183'11)
- Ranks nationally in both events; Hammer (2nd) & Discus (32nd)

Other Nominees: Jaasiel Torres, North Florida.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Freshman of the Week - April 24th
DJ Akindele, Kennesaw State
Freshman | Hurdles | Stockbrige, Ga.
- First Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Freshman of the Week Award; second this season for KSU
- Competed in the 110-meter Hurdles at the Virginia Challenge
- Finished third in the event with an ASUN-leading time of 13.92
- Added a leg in the 4x100m Relay with a time of 40.94
- Ranks 18th in the NCAA East Region & 32nd nationally

Other Nominees: Jaasiel Torres, North Florida.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Winners
April 24th - Track: Felix Kandie, Liberty | Field: Daniel Haugh, Kennesaw State | Freshman: DJ Akindele, Kennesaw State
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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