January 31, 2018
Mercer Named SAC AstroTurf Women's Track Athlete of the Week
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba’s Hannah Mercer has been selected as the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, and Lincoln Memorial’s Karen Robinson has been selected as the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets contested Jan. 22-28. It was announced by the league on Tuesday.
Mercer, a sophomore from Lexington, N.C., ran a time of 10:38.96 to win the women’s 3,000-meters at the Finn Pincus Invitational last week. She won the event by 33 seconds, and in the process claimed Catawba’s first-ever indoor track and field event victory.
Robinson, a junior from Lawrenceville, Ga., won the triple jump at the Finn Pincus Invitational last week with a jump of 10.97 meters. She also placed eleventh in the long jump with a distance of 4.55 meters, which is the second-longest jump in Lincoln Memorial history.
The award is Mercer’s first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season, and it is Robinson’s first Field Athlete of the Week honor this season.
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