April 11th, 2013

Knights O'Bannon named GLVC track athlete of the week

Staff Report


Knights O'Bannon named GLVC track athlete of the week
O'Bannon was named GLVC track athlete of the week / photo from bellarmine.edu

INDIANAPOLIS – Bellarmine University freshman sprinter Kaysee O'Bannon and University of Indianapolis sophomore jumper Sydney Weinert were selected Wednesday as Great Lakes Valley Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, respectively.

O'Bannon was honored as GLVC Track Athlete of the Week after finishing fourth in the 200 meters, sixth in the 100 and second on the 4x100 relay squad at the Bellarmine Invitational.  Her 200 time of 24.59 met the NCAA provisional qualifying standard and is currently tops in the GLVC.  Her 100  time of 12.21 rates second-best in the conference, while the relay time of 47.69 also sits atop the league charts.

The Louisville native earns her first career weekly honor and is the first Knight to earn GLVC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week since Meghan Jones on May 1, 2012.

Weinert was tabbed GLVC Field Athlete of the Week after finishing fourth in the high jump at the Bellarmine Invitational.  The native of Fort Wayne, Ind., cleared an NCAA provisional mark of 1.72 meters, which currently ranks first among all GLVC jumpers.

Weinert earns her first-ever weekly award and is the first Greyhound to earn GLVC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week since Andrea Horban on April 13, 2009.

Story is from bellarmine.edu/athletics.

 

 

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