Speer wins first career ASUN Runner of the Week award
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By Logan Butts
Speer wins first career ASUN Runner of the Week award

LakePoint, Ga. – For the first time in his Bison career, Lipscomb sophomore Ryan Speer has been named the ASUN Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Tuesday.

At the Ole Miss Classic over the weekend, Speer finished fifth overall and third among collegiate athletes in the 800m. His time of 1:50.96 set a new personal record and a new outdoor school record.

The mark is currently the second fastest in the conference heading into the ASUN Championships. He also ranks fifth in the conference in the 1500m with a time of 3:52.09.  

The North Carolina native is now ranked 89th in the NCAA East Region for the 800m after his performance on Saturday.