Liberty Sweeps Final Set of #ASUNTF Men's Outdoor Accolades

Liberty Sweeps Final Set of #ASUNTF Men's Outdoor Accolades

 

ATLANTA, Ga. - The final set of ASUN Conference Men's Outdoor Track and Field weekly accolades were awarded to Liberty's trio of Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Kyle Mitchell & Nathanial Kirk, announced Wednesday by the league office. The 2019 ASUN Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championship takes place on May 10-11 from North Florida's Hodges Stadium with the conference meet being streamed on Facebook Live.

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track Performer of the Week - May 8th
Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Liberty
Senior | Sprints | Cali, Columbia
- Second Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honor; third this season for Liberty
- Won two events (400m & 4x400m) at Liberty's Twilight Qualifier
- Clocked a time of 46.19 in the 400m Dash, winning by more than two seconds
- Posted a split time of 45.11 in the anchor leg of the 4x400 Relay
- Ranks seventh in the NCAA East Region for the 400m Dash

ASUN Men's Outdoor Field Performer of the Week - May 8th
Kyle Mitchell, Liberty
Sophomore | Throws | Kingston, Jamaica
- Second Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award; second-straight award
- Competed in the Shot Put & Discus at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier
- Won the Shot with a top throw of 18.41m (60'5), one inch from the facility record
- Marked his third-straight meet with a toss over 60 feet
- Added third place showing in the discus with best distance of 50.68m (166'3)

ASUN Men's Outdoor Freshman of the Week - May 8th
Nathanial Kirk, Liberty
Freshman | Sprints | Lynchburg, Va.
- First Career ASUN Conference Outdoor Freshman of the Week Award; third for Liberty this season
- Competed in the 400m Dash & 4x400m Relay at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier
- Ran opening leg of relay squad in a time of 3:10.58, ranks 49th in NCAA East
- Clocked a personal-best time of 49.43 to earn sixth place out of 29 sprinters
- Ranks eighth in the ASUN for the 400m Dash

ASUN Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Winners
May 8th - Track: Alejandro Perlaza Zapata, Liberty | Field: Kyle Mitchell, Liberty | Freshman: Nathanial Kirk, Liberty
May 1st - Track: Jordan Hewing, KSU | Field: Kyle Mitchell, Liberty | Freshman: DJ Akindele, KSU & Jaasiel Torres, UNF
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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