Lenoir-Rhyne’s Marlin Davis was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, while teammate Jacob Wadsworth was named AstroTurf Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets contested during the fifth week of the 2021 outdoor season, the Conference office announced today.
Davis, a sophomore sprinter from Indian Land, S.C., finished second in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the VertKlasse Meet at High Point University. He turned in times of 10.81 seconds and 21.54 seconds, respectively.
Wadsworth, a sophomore from Dansville, N.Y., competed at the Spikes Classic last week and finished fifth in the decathlon. During the meet, he set a Lenoir-Rhyne record in the long jump with a leap of 7.35 meters, which is also an NCAA Division II provisional mark.