ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty's tandem of Patria Vaimaona and Taylen Langin joined Jacksonville's Savyon Toombs in the winner's circle as they collected the ASUN Conference Women's Indoor Track and Field weekly accolades, announced Wednesday by the league office.
ASUN Women's Indoor Track Performer of the Week - Feb. 6th
Savyon Toombs, Jacksonville
Sophomore | Sprints | Tampa, Fla.
- Second Career ASUN Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor; second this season
- Competed at the Harvard Crimson Elite & Boston U's Scarlet and White meets
- Won and set the program record in the 200m (23.43) and 400m (53.95) dashes
- Added a program record in the 4x400m relay (3:41.18) to grab third place
- Ranks 19th in the NCAA for 200m, 29th in the 400m & 48th in the relay
Other Nominees: Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb.
ASUN Women's Indoor Field Performer of the Week - Feb. 6th
Patria Vaimaona, Liberty
Junior | Throws | Waimanalo, Hawaii | Interdisciplinary Studies
- Second Career ASUN Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award; second-straight
- Competed at the Liberty Flames Invite in the weight throw and shot put
- Won the weight throw by four and a half feet with her top toss of 19.39m (63'7.5)
- Ranks first in the ASUN & tied for 54th in the NCAA; leads the ASUN by 0.45 meters
- Grabbed seventh place in the shot put with her top throw of 13.88m (45'6.5)
Other Nominees: Sade Meeks, Jacksonville; Miku Okada, NJIT.
ASUN Women's Indoor Freshman of the Week - Feb. 6th
Taylen Langin, Liberty
Freshman | Pole Vault | Meridian, Idaho | Exercise Science
- Second Career ASUN Conference Freshman of the Week award; second-straight
- Competed in the Pole Vault at the Liberty Flames Invite in her third collegiate meet
- Secured first place in the event with her top clearance of 3.90m (12'9.5)
- Leads the conference by .15 meters ahead of her teammate Rachel Milnes
- Tied for 85th in the nation for the pole vault; ranks 15th among freshmen
Other Nominees: Hayleigh Palotti, Jacksonville.
ASUN Women's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Winners
Feb. 6th - Track: Savyon Toombs, Jacksonville | Field: Patria Vaimaona, Liberty | Freshman: Taylen Langin, Liberty
Jan. 30th - Track: Tanner Ealum, Liberty | Field: Patria Vaimaona, Liberty | Freshman: Taylen Langin, Liberty
Jan. 23rd - Track: Sonja Andenmatten, North Florida | Field: Jordan Gray, Kennesaw State | Freshman: Sonja Andenmatten, North Florida
Jan. 16th - Track: Savyon Toombs, Jacksonville | Field: Jordan Gray, Kennesaw State | Freshman: Hayleigh Palotti, Jacksonville