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Ballard named SAA Field Athlete of the Week

Ballard named SAA Field Athlete of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern's Hank Ballard has been named the Southern Athletic Association Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced today.

Ballard, a pole vaulter and thrower, had a stellar start to his 2014 outdoor campaign this past weekend at the Emory Invitational in Atlanta, winning the javelin throw with a distance of 59.08 meters. Ballard was competing in a field of 28 throwers from across all divisions.