FRISCO, Texas – Southeastern Louisiana freshman Breanna Bernard and fellow Lady Lion, sophomore Vigdis Jonsdittir, are the Southland Conference Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Southeastern next heads to Austin for the Texas Relays this week from Wednesday to Saturday. Honorable Mention: Aleyah Donald, McNeese; Dominique Jackson, Stephen F. Austin; Stephanie Diaz, UIW. Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week – Breanna Bernard, Southeastern Louisiana – Fr. – Donaldsonville, La.Bernard ran a career-best 38:16.33 in winning the 10,000m at the Southeastern-Southern Dual Meet on Friday. That time ranks fourth all-time by a Lady Lion, second in the Southland this season and 13th nationally in 2018. Honorable Mention: Kayla Melgar, Abilene Christian; Morgan Woods, McNeese; Sarea Alexander, UIW. Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week – Vigdis Jonsdittir, Southeastern Louisiana – So – Reykjavik, IcelandJonsdittir captured the hammer at the Southeastern-Southern Dual Meet Friday with a personal-best throw of 196-05.00. The mark leads the Southland by more than six feet this season. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.
31 May 2020
31 May 2020
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