BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Emory Builta (Daphne, Ala./Bayside Academy) of women’s track and field and junior David Arnold (Tuscaloosa, Ala./Northridge HS) of men’s lacrosse were named Birmingham-Southern/Piggly Wiggly student-athlete of the week for play April 10-16.
Builta helped lead the Panthers to a first place finish at the Sewanee Mountain Laurel Invitational. She won the shot put, the discus, and the hammer throw. All three events were won on season best throws. Builta ranks top 25 in the region for hammer and discus.
Arnold led the team with eight goals this week against SAA opponents. He scored five over Oglethorpe and then had a hat trick against Berry. He finished with an 81.3 shot on goal percentage.