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Lacey, Lewis, Vadis and Stallworth Named A-10 Indoor Track & Field Performers of the Week

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – George Mason senior Blaine Lacey and junior teammate Ashley Lewis earned the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Track Performer of the Week accolades, respectively while Rhode Island senior Thomas Vadis and Mason sophomore Kiana Stallworth earned Field Performer of the Week awards, the league announced Tuesday. VCU’s Jaekob Vollbrecht and Dayton’s Colleen Campbell were named Men’s and Women’s Rookies of the Week, respectively. The awards are for meets held Jan. 14-20.

Lacey finished first and set the facility record in the 1,000-meter run at the Keydet Invitational on Saturday at VMI. Lacey, a native of Chesapeake, Va., ran a time of 2:26.99, which is currently the fastest time in the Atlantic 10 this season.

 

Lewis finished second in the 1,000-meter run at the Keydet Invitational. The Boston, Mass., native ran a personal-best time of 2:49.48, which is the fastest time in the Atlantic 10 this year and ranks 23rd in the nation. She also placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 57.28, which is the eighth fastest in the A-10 this year.

 

Vadis finished second in the URI Sorlien Invitational competition in the 35-pound weight throw. His mark of 18.61m (61' 0.75") is a career best for him and he currently leads the Atlantic 10 in the event.

 

Stallworth won the long jump at the Keydet Invitational on Saturday at VMI. The jumper/sprinter from New Rochelle, N.Y., leapt 5.90 meters for the best mark in the Atlantic 10 this season. She also finished seventh in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.18, which is the ninth-fastest in the A-10.

 

Vollbrecht, a native of Spotsylvania, Va., earned a third-place finish in the shot put at the VMI Keydet Invitational after recording a toss of 16.93m. His mark leads the A-10 so far this season.

 

Campbell took 5th place in the pole vault at the Indiana University Gladstein Invitational Friday. Her mark of 3.70 was a personal record and the best of all Flyers this season. Her mark of 3.70m is the second-best in the Atlantic 10 this season and the best for a freshman this season.

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