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    SEC Track and Field Athletes of the Week

    SEC Track and Field Athletes of the Week (April 16, 2013)

    SEC Men’s Runner of the Week: Diondre Batson, Alabama

    •    Ran the fastest 100-meter dash time in the world so far this season with a 10.06 on Saturday at the Spec Towns Invitational at the University of Georgia.
    •    His 10.06 time was wind legal at +1.9 and eclipsed his personal best of 10.10.
    •    The performance ranks third in Alabama history in the 100m, just behind the school record of 9.93 set by Calvin Smith in 1983 and a 10.04 clocked by Emmit King in 1983.

    SEC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Maicel Uibo, Georgia
    •    Completed his first collegiate decathlon by breaking an 11-year-old school record with a world-leading tally of 8,223 points.
    •    This Olympic A-standard and World Championships qualifying score is No. 11 on the all-time NCAA list and eighth for a non-wind-aided score.
    •    Uibo highlighted his 10 events by winning four of them, including the long jump and the discus.
    •    In the long jump, Uibo soared 25-8, which is ranked eighth nationally and sixth in school history (best since 1998). His discus mark of 161-3 topped the rest of the field by more than 30 feet.

    SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week: Maicel Uibo, Georgia
    •    Completed his first collegiate decathlon by breaking an 11-year-old school record with a world-leading tally of 8,223 points.
    •    This Olympic A-standard and World Championships qualifying score is No. 11 on the all-time NCAA list and eighth for a non-wind-aided score.
    •    Uibo highlighted his 10 events by winning four of them, including the long jump and the discus.
    •    In the long jump, Uibo soared 25-8, which is ranked eighth nationally and sixth in school history (best since 1998). His discus mark of 161-3 topped the rest of the field by more than 30 feet.

    SEC Women’s Runner of the Week: Kimberlyn Duncan, LSU
    •    Set the pace on the track for the Lady Tigers in their victory at the third-annual Battle on the Bayou on Saturday, sprinting to a wind-legal seasonal-best time of 22.82 (-0.4) to win the 200-meter title.
    •    Her time is currently the fastest wind-legal 200m time in the NCAA and the fifth-fastest time in the world rankings for 2013.
    •    Duncan’s seasonal best trails only the 22.57 turned in by UCF’s Octavious Freeman for the second-fastest wind-legal time in the NCAA this season.
    •    Also ran the second-leg on LSU’s winning 4x100m relay team (44.16).
    •    Duncan’s performance helped lead the Lady Tigers to a defense of their team title at the Battle on the Bayou and run their record to a perfect 7-0 in dual-meet competition this year.

    SEC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Lucie Ondraschkova, Georgia
    •    Established five new personal bests, including her total score of 5,701 to win the Bulldog Heptathlon.
    •    Her score moves her to No. 3 on Georgia’s all-time top-10 list and to No. 5 on the NCAA performance list, while also topping Makeba Alcide’s facility record of 5,646 set at the 2011 SEC Championships.
    •    Is also No. 10 on the IAAF world list after scoring the top tally for the Lady Bulldogs since 2005.
    •    Tallied four event wins during the competition, including all three on the second day.
    •    Marked the second career collegiate heptathlon victory for Ondraschkova.

    SEC Women’s Freshman of the Week: Shaunae Miller, Georgia
    •    Opened her outdoor career in the 200 and left with the nation’s fastest time this year.
    •    Clocked a 22.41 to win by more than half a second with the fastest wind-aided time (+3.1) in the world this year.
    •    This is the third-fastest time in school history and the fastest for the Georgia women since 1999.
    •    Also ran the third leg on the winning 4x100 relay team, as the Lady Bulldogs finished in 44.25.
    •    This is the 12th-best time in the nation this year and the fastest for the Georgia women in the last eight seasons.