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ATLANTA, Ga. - Five ASUN Conference Men's Indoor Track and Field program converge at Liberty University's Indoor Track & Field Championship for the 14th version of the conference's indoor meet from Feb. 22-23.
The race for the Men's Trophy shapes up to be a two-team race with Kennesaw State and Liberty bringing strong squads to the conference meet. The seven-time defending ASUN Champion Owls are led by Paris Willams, who ranks nationally in the 60-meter Hurdles & the Heptathlon. Liberty has won an incredible 21-straight Big South Indoor title enters to their home facility with five individuals nationally ranked including Alejandro Zapata, Jovaine Atkinson and Jose Ballivian.
The men's heptathlon opens the competition on Friday and Saturday morning. Six events will be decided on Friday including the Long Jump, Shot Put, 3000m, Pole Vault, High Jump and DMR. On Saturday, the remaining 11 are set for their finals concluding with the 4x400m Relay at 4:45 PM followed by the awards presentation at 5:30 PM.
ASUN Competitors in the Top-100 Nationally
Paris Williams, Kennesaw State - 22nd (Heptathlon); 50th (60m Hurdles)
Alejandro Zapata, Liberty - 33rd (400m); 57th (200m)
Jovaine Atkinson, Liberty - 45th (60m Hurdles)
Jonathan Imes, Lipscomb - 53rd (400m)
Jose Ballivian, Liberty - 62nd (Shot Put)
Smalley/Durham/Todd/Zapata, Liberty - 64th (4x400m)
Jeremy Davis, Liberty - 76th (Heptathlon)
|ASUN's Season Top Performers|
|60m||Cameron Bolden, Kennesaw State (6.81)||6.66|
|200m||Alejandro Zapata, Liberty (21.17)||21.22|
|400m||Alejandro Zapata, Liberty (46.84)||48.30|
|800m||Jonathan Schwind, Lipscomb (1:51.51)||1:50.97|
|Mile||Jonathan Schwind, Lipscomb (4:09.34)||4:08.15|
|3000m||Noah Perkins, North Florida (8:10.36)||8:14.25|
|5000m||Azaria Kirwa, Liberty (14:25.05)||14:23.67|
|60 Hurdles||Jovaine Atkinson, Liberty (7.91)||7.85|
|DMR||North Florida (10:03.67)||10:02.42|
|High Jump||Jaasiel Torres, North Florida (2.08m)||2.23m|
|Pole Vault||Reilly Stroot, Liberty (4.90m)||5.20m|
|Long Jump||Nasiem Chandler, NJIT (7.38m)||7.76m|
|Triple Jump||Jonathan Saintil, Liberty (14.89m)||16.04m|
|Shot Put||Jose Ballivian, Liberty (17.84m)||17.47m|
|Weight Throw||Chuck McConville, Kennesaw State (18.29m)||19.88m|
|Heptathlon||Paris Williams, Kennesaw State (5,328 pts)||5,600 pts|
For the first time in history, the ASUN Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship will feature a broadcast element as the league office has partnered with Liberty University and its on-campus broadcast studio to air a Championship Studio Recap Show on ESPN+. The live recap show is set for Saturday, Feb. 23rd at 7 PM ET once the conference meet concludes.
Hosted by Mike Hagen and Todd Patulski, the ASUN Indoor Championship Studio Recap on ESPN+ will feature footage from throughout the championship including interviews from trophy winners and the league's Championship's Most Valuable Performers. The hour-long studio recap expands the league's ESPN championship coverage to a 12th sport and is the first-ever ASUN Track & Field broadcast on the ESPN family of networks.
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