Blackburn tabbed A-Sun Athlete of the Week
Blackburn
Blackburn

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2008) - For the second straight weekend, ETSU's Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) established a personal best in the shot put. At the Appalachian Limited, her throw of 42-01.50 (12.84m) topped her throw of, 40-11.75 (12.49m), which was set at the Carolina Classic. Her effort in the shot put combined with her top-three finish in the weight throw earned the sophomore her first Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday.

 

Blackburn, a sophomore physical education major from Tazewell, Va., made highlights in both throwing events. Blackburn began the afternoon with a second-place performance in the weight throw, with a heave of 50-09.25 (15.47m). Then she finished the day with a personal best showing in the shot put. Blackburn finished third overall with her mark of 42-01.50 (12.84m).

 

The Atlantic Sun Conference is a 12-member league committed to Building Winners for Life, with a focus on academic and athletic integrity and a balance between the two for the student-athlete, and maintaining a high level of sportsmanship. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun encompasses six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun consists of some of the most dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Gardner-Webb University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.

 

 

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