LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Juan Gonzalez garners ASUN Track Athlete of the Week honors after setting a new program record in the 5K, as announced by the league office this Wednesday.
Gonzalez earns his second weekly honor of the outdoor season after racing to 20th at the Mt. Sac 5000m in Torrance, Calif. Lipscomb runners have claimed four of five men's track awards this season, with five Bisons performances ranking within the top-50 of the NCAA East. Gonzalez' time of 14:14.64 this weekend is both a personal and school record, and is the fastest time in the ASUN this year. The long distance runner ranks 31st in the NCAA East and 100th in the country, while his season-best time of 29:39.92 in the 10K ranks 37th and 76th respectively.
ASUN Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week - Apr. 19th
Juan Gonzalez, Lipscomb
Senior | Lake Forest, Calif. | Criminal Justice
- Second Career ASUN Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week Award; second this year
- Finished 20th in the Mt. Sac 5000m at 14:14.64
- Set a PR and a new school record
- 5K time is the best in the ASUN by nearly six seconds
- Time ranks 31st in the NCAA East and 100th in the country
Other Nominees: Issa Feknous, NJIT; Patrick Jamison, USC Upstate.
|Date||Track Athlete of the Week||Field Athlete of the Week|
|Mar. 22||Wayne Newman, Lipscomb||Bobby Harris, North Florida|
|Mar. 29||Juan Gonzalez, Lipscomb||Shelton McLean, North Florida|
|Apr. 5||Tyler Stahl, North Florida||Dayo Akindele, Kennesaw State|
|Apr. 12||Wayne Newman, Lipscomb||Dayo Akindele, Kennesaw State|
|Apr. 19||Juan Gonzalez, Lipscomb||N/A|