White Takes SAC AstroTurf Field Athlete of Week Award

ROCK HILL, S.C. ( -- The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week for events during April 1 through April 7. Catawba earned the field award with MeKayla White, while Tusculum garnered the track honors with Nicole McMillen.
A freshman jumper, White won the long jump at the Phoenix Invitational with a leap of 5.88 meters, breaking her own school record. The Burlington, N.C. native also bettered her own school record in the triple jump with a fifth-place finish of 11.23 meters. This is White’s first Field Athlete of the Week honor this season.
A senior distance runner, McMillen ran the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Lenoir-Rhyne Classic in a time of 10:51.34. The Pickering, Ontario, Canada’s debut mark is a NCAA Division II provisional qualifier. This is McMillen’s first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.
2019 SAC AstroTurf Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
Mar. 19 – Saidah Hardwick, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 26 – Elise Hoel Ulseth, Queens
Apr. 2 – Tia Davis, Carson-Newman
Apr. 9 – Nicole McMillen, Tusculum
2019 SAC AstroTurf Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week
Mar. 19 – Autumn Drayton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 26 – Iris Duke, Newberry
Apr. 2 – Kylee Peck, Mars Hill
Apr. 9 – MeKayla White, Catawba
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.

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