Kylie Dahlberg and Ellis Horton were named the South Atlantic Conference Astroturf Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
Dahlberg, a senior distance runner from Flagler Beach, Fla., Dahlberg, competed in the Lenoir-Rhyne Opener this past weekend where she placed first in the 1500m run with a time of 4:47.55. She went on to place first in the 800m run as well with a time of 2:21.92.
Horton, a sophomore thrower from Mount Pleasant, N.C., placed in the top-five in three events last week at the Lenoir-Rhyne Opener, including winning the discus and placing second in the hammer throw. His winning toss in the discus went for 42.78 meters, while he threw the hammer 42.72 meters. He also placed fifth in the shot put with a toss of 11.83 meters.
This is Dahlberg’s and Horton’s first Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors this season.