Feb. 13, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Charlotte's Isaac McReynolds was named the Atlantic 10 Conference's Men's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week, while Charlotte's JoAnn Blakney and Fordham's Titi Fagade were named the Atlantic 10 Conference's Women's Co-Performers of the Week, the league announced on Monday. Also honored this week were Rhode Island's Matt Dionne, who was named the Men's Rookie of the Week, and T'Sheila Mungo, who was named the Women's Rookie of the Week.
McReynolds, the senior from Charlotte, N.C., recorded a season best time of 7.82 in the 60-meter Hurdles en route to picking up a first-place finish at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational. Along with serving as a personal season best, McReynolds' time currently leads the A-10 in the 60-meter Hurdles this season.
Blakney, the redshirt freshman from Charlotte, N.C., extended her A-10 leading time in the 60-meters by registering a time of 7.42 and picking up a first-place finish at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational this past weeekend. Blakney currently holds the top time in the A-10 this season in both the 60-meters and the 200-meters.
Fagade, the sophomore from Rutland, Mass., broke two Fordham school records this past weekend at the Valentine's Day Classic and the Millrose Games. Fagade recorded a third-place finish in the 500-meters after posting a time of 1:12.89 and breaking the old school record by nearly two seconds. She followed up that record breaking performance by helping the 4x400 relay team break another record as they recorded a time of 3:49.05.
Dionne, the freshman from Sandown, N.H., recorded a third-place finish in the High Jump with a mark of (6-6.25) at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games.
Mungo, the Charlotte, N.C. native, recorded her second Rookie of the Week award this season after posting a time of 1:13.84 in the 500-meters as she picked up a first-place finish at this past weekend's Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational. Mungo's time in the 500-meters currently ranks second in both the A-10 and in Charlotte school history.