JONESBORO, Ark. (5/2/18) – Senior throwers Itamar Levi and Calea Carr were chosen for Sun Belt Conference weekly honors following their performances last week, the league office announced Wednesday.
Levi, the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, improved his school record in the discus throw with a mark of 57.45m (188-6) to win at the Memphis Invitational. With that mark, Levi leads the Sun Belt Conference performance list while ranking ninth in the NCAA West Region and 22nd overall nationally.
Carr, the Sun Belt Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, won the discus throw competition at the Memphis Invitational with a throw of 52.55m (172-5) while placing third in the hammer throw at 54.90m (180-1). Her discus throw mark was a season-best that moves her to the top of the Sun Belt Conference list and 26th in the NCAA West Region.
The A-State Track & Field teams do not compete this weekend as they make final preparations ahead of the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships that begin May 11 at Texas State.
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