LakePoint, Ga. - Ryan Speer of Lipscomb set a personal and program record this weekend to collect ASUN Conference Track and Field weekly honors, as announced by the league office this Tuesday.
Speer ran to fifth in the Ole Miss Classic 800m and third among collegiate athletes with a time of 1:50.96, garnering his first ASUN Track Athlete of the Week honors. His pace at Oxford this weekend is a personal record for the sophomore and sets a new outdoor program record for Lipscomb. Speer's 800m is the second-fastest in the ASUN this season, while his 3:52.09 in the 1500m at the Crimson Tide Invitational earlier this year ranks fifth in the conference. With his performance this past week, Speer currently ranks 89th in the NCAA East Region.
ASUN Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week - May 9th
Ryan Speer, Lipscomb
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- First Career ASUN Track Athlete of the Week honor
- Finished fifth overall and third among collegiates in the Ole Miss Classic 800m
- Time of 1:50.96 sets a new personal record and a program outdoor record
- Pace is the second-fastest in the ASUN this season
- Currently ranks 89th in the NCAA East with his 800m performance
Other Nominees: Ryan Budhu, NJIT.
|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|
|Apr. 26||Fynn Timm, North Florida||Hunter Arnold & Brenton Rosa, Kennesaw State|
|May 3||Tyler Stahl, North Florida||Josh Mulder, Kennesaw State|
|May 9||Ryan Speer, Lipscomb||N/A|