ATLANTA, Ga. - Three different programs collected ASUN Conference Men's Indoor Track and Field weekly honors as Lipscomb's Jonathan Imes, Liberty's Jose Ballivian and North Florida's Jaasiel Torres scooped up the accolades, announced Wednesday by the league office.
ASUN Men's Indoor Track Performer of the Week - Jan. 23rd
Jonathan Imes, Lipscomb
Sophomore | Sprints
- First Career ASUN Conference Indoor Track Athlete of Week honor
- Competed in the 400-meter at the Commodore Invite hosted by Vanderbilt
- Set the program & his personal record in the event with a time of 47.65
- Placed seventh in the event competing against teams from SEC, ACC, CUSA & AAC
- Ranks 32nd in the nation for the event and leads the ASUN by 0.82 seconds
Other Nominees: Cameron Bolden, Kennesaw State; Jovaine Atkinson, Liberty; Alex Ortega, NJIT.
ASUN Men's Indoor Field Performer of the Week - Jan. 23rd
Jose Ballivian, Liberty
Sophomore | Throws | Santiago, Chile | Business Administration
- First Career ASUN Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award; first-ever for Liberty
- Made his Liberty debut at the Hokie Invitational to open the 2019 season
- Placed third in the shot put with his top toss of 17.74m (58-2.5)
- Ranks fourth in program history with the performance & ranks 47th in the nation
- Leads the ASUN in the category by nearly five feet
Other Nominees: Paris Williams, Kennesaw State; Nasiem Chandler, NJIT; Jaasiel Torres, North Florida.
ASUN Men's Indoor Freshman Performer of the Week - Jan. 23rd
Jaasiel Torres, North Florida
Freshman | High Jump | Sarasota, Fla.
- First Career ASUN Conference Indoor Freshman Performer of the Week Award
- Competed in UNF's indoor season opening event at the Gamecock Inaugural
- Posted a height of 2.08m (6-9.75") in the high jump for the Ospreys
- Collected first place in his collegiate debut; winning by 0.15 meters
- Currently ranks first in the ASUN & tied for 57th in the NCAA
Other Nominees: Christopher Jordan, Kennesaw State; Anders Janes, Liberty.
ASUN Men's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Winners
Jan. 23rd - Track: Jonathan Imes, Lipscomb | Field: Jose Ballivian, Liberty | Freshman: Jaasiel Torres, North Florida
Jan. 16th - Track: Paris Williams, KSU | Field: Nasiem Chandler, NJIT | Freshman: DJ Akindele, KSU