SEC Track & Field Weekly Honors - May 4, 2021
Men's Runner of the Week: Waleed Suliman, Ole Miss
Ole Miss' Waleed Suliman ran the SEC's fastest time in the 800m this season, winning at Mississippi State's Maroon & White Invite with a PR of 1:47.00. It is the fifth-best time in school history and ranks seventh in the NCAA and sixth in the U.S. this season. Suliman is currently the only American this outdoor season to have eclipsed 1:47 in the 800m and 3:37 in the 1500m.
Men's Field Athlete of the Week: JuVaughn Harrison, LSU
LSU's JuVaughn Harrison registered a PR of 7-6.50 (2.30m) to win the high jump at the LSU Invitational. He leads the NCAA and ranks No. 2 in the world for 2021. Harrison also broke the LSU school record that had stood for more than 30 years. He now has the NCAA lead in the high jump and the long jump.
Men's Newcomer of the Week: Lance Lang, Kentucky
Kentucky's Lance Lang won all three events he ran during the Kentucky Invitational, sweeping the sprint double and adding the 4x100-meter relay. He won the 100m dash in 10.29 after winning the prelim with a 10.26 that is the sixth-fastest in school history. Lang won the 200m with a 20.26 wind-aided time that would have been only .01 off the school record.
Men's Freshman of the Week: Phillip Lemonious, Arkansas
Arkansas' Phillip Lemonious placed third with a time of 13.62 in his first 110m hurdles race of the season. The time by Lemonious places him No. 7 on the Arkansas all-time list. He has the second-fastest time by a freshman this season and is the leading freshman in the SEC.
Women's Runner of the Week: Krissy Gear, Arkansas
Arkansas' Krissy Gear won the Invitational 1,500m at the West Coast Relays in a career-best of 4:09.00, moving from fifth to first over the final lap of the race. Her time ranks No. 9 among American collegians all-time and No. 2 on the Arkansas all-time list. For the 2021 season she is second in the nation and leads the SEC.
Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Moore, Georgia
Georgia's Jasmine Moore recorded a personal record of 14.27m/46-10 to win the triple jump at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial with the No. 8 all-time collegiate performance. Moore improve her No. 2 standing on the school's all-time top-10 list, and she is now No. 5 in the world the No. 4 all-time collegiate performer.
Women's Newcomer: Joella Lloyd, Tennessee
Tennessee's Joella Lloyd broke a 28-year old national record for Antigua and Barbuda on Saturday, running a winning time of 11.19 in the 100m dash at the Tennessee Challenge. Lloyd's time ranks fourth in the conference and No. 8 on the NCAA list. She also ran the second leg of Tennessee's season-best 4x100 meter relay.
Women's Freshman of the Week: Rachel Glenn, South Carolina
South Carolina's Rachel Glenn won the high jump at the UNF Invitational with an NCAA-leading mark of 1.91m/6-3.25. It is a new PR for Glenn and is also the second-best jump in school history. Her leap is also the No. 5 jump in the world this year outdoors.