|Nelvis' Record Breaking Performance Nets Sun Belt...|
JONESBORO, Ark. (4/19/12) - Arkansas State sophomore Sharika Nelvis' record-breaking performance this past weekend at the Mississippi Open earned her Sun Belt Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week Honors, announced the league office on Thursday.
Nelvis captured the 100 meter hurdle title with an Arkansas State University record time of 13.36 while finishing second in the 100 meter dash at 11.45, also a Red Wolves record.
Her time in the 100 m dash is currently ranked seventh in the NCAA West Region rankings and her 100m hurdles time is ranked ninth. This marks the third Performer of the Week honor for Nelvis and the first during outdoor competition.
Nelvis and the rest of the Red Wolves return to action at the Vanderbilt Invitational on Friday.