HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas released the Week One Indoor Track & Field Players of the Week. King University's Hannah Witt was named the Women's Indoor Track Player of the Week after a superb start to the 2013 season with performances at the Niswonger Invitational and Liberty Open.
Hannah Witt, a senior from Mountain City, Tenn., set a new indoor school record in the 5,000-meter run at the Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn. and finished sixth of 24 athletes at the event. Witt also set a new indoor school record in the 3,000-meter run at the Liberty Open in Lynchburg, Va. She only missed winning the event by 3.23 seconds and was the top non-Division I finisher. Her showing in the mile-run broke her personal record by more than 30 seconds. Witt's top marks are fifth in the mile, first in the 3,000-meters, and first in the 5,000-meters on the season so far in the Conference Carolinas.
The full list of Conference Carolinas Track & Field Players of the Week is detailed below. Click here for the Conference Carolinas online release.
Tornado Track & Field will resume action on Feb. 1 at the JDL Fast Track Hilton Garden Invitational, hosted in Winston Salem, N.C. The two-day event will be the final open meet before the inaugural Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championship, which serves as a part of the JDL Fast Track Invitational on Feb. 16, also in Winston Salem, N.C.
Men's Field Player of the Week – Jordan Manning, Limestone
Men's Track Player of the Week – Tristan Perignon, Limestone
Women's Track Player of the Week - Hannah Witt, King
Women's Field Player of the Week - Jaynell Brown, Mount Olive