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Peabody wins first career A-Sun weekly award
Tucker Peabody
Tucker Peabody

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

MACON, Ga. – In the final weekend of competition before the sixth edition of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championship gets underway in Johnson City, Tenn., four different programs earned A-Sun weekly awards.

Lipscomb’s Tucker Peabody and UNF’s Shelby Kittrell earned their first career weekly track honors, while Belmont’s Joe Frye and Campbell’s Jessica Dunston corralled their sixth and second weekly award, respectively.

MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:

Tucker Peabody, Lipscomb (Sprints-Freshman-Memphis, Tenn.-Biology)

1. First career A-Sun Track Athlete of the Week Award and the first for the Bisons program this season.

2. Broke school record in the 200 meters with a time of 21.89 to take first place in the event at the Hoosier Hills Invitational hosted by Indiana University.

3. Time ranks as fastest in the A-Sun and 187th in the nation.

4. Added a fifth place finish in the 60-meter dash (7.06 seconds) at the Hoosier Hills Invitational.