George Williams, St. Augustine's, MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK, COACH OF THE WEEKUnder the guidance of Coach Williams, the Falcons won the 400-meter hurdles, defeated all college teams in the 4x100 relays and posted five NCAA Division II automatic qualifying times in the Florida Relays, which featured many Division I competitors, Olympic hopefuls and former Olympians. Six Falcons' competitors and two relay teams are ranked among the top three nationally in Division II based off their performances in the Florida Relays including top-ranked Immanuel Hutchinson in the 800 and the top-ranked 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams.
Lennox Graham, Johnson C. Smith University, WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK - COACH OF THE WEEKGraham guided the JCSU women's team to two first place finishes at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational. In addition, JCSU posted six NCAA provisional qualifying times over the weekend, highlighted by the 4x400m relay team's 3:41.33, which is the fastest time recorded thus far this season. JCSU leads Division II with 12 Top Ten and 5 Top Three NCAA qualifying performances.
George Williams, St. Augustine's University, MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK - COACH OF THE WEEKCoach Williams led the Falcons men to two victories (Sprint Medley, 4x100), one DII national ranking (4x100) and seven top-10 finishes including six top-five finishes at the prestigious Raleigh Relays this past weekend.
The Saint Augustine’s men advanced from being ranked No. 4 to No. 2 with 10 Top Ten and 4 Top Three individual performances in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) D-II National Team Computer Rankings third edition.
Shawn Rowe, Saint Augustine's University, OUTDOOR TRACK - RUNNER OF THE WEEKShawn Rowe earned the CIAA's No. 1 ranking and the NCAA DII No. 4 national ranking in the 110 hurdles after running 14.07 in the preliminaries at the Raleigh Relays. He is also a member of the DII nation's top-ranked 4x100 relay squad which earned its ranking by winning the event at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 40.04.
Ebony Moore, Livingstone College, OUTDOOR TRACK - FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEKEbony Moore currently leads the CIAA in the Shot Put and is second in the Javelin and Discus. She won the shotput throw at a heave of 12.94 meters and the javelin event at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational at a throw of 33.08 meters. She was second in the discus at 37.27m.
She improved her distance in the discus with a mark of 39.61m at the UNF Spring Break Invitational.