Campbell, DeWine, Goode named SAA Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Campbell, DeWine, Goode named SAA Track and Field Athletes of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern took three of the four Southern Athletic Association weekly track and field awards this week, winning men's field athlete of the week and both track and field athletes of the week on the women's side.

Senior Tiarra Goode, a sprinter and hurdler from Huntsville, Ala., was named the SAA Women's Track Athlete of the Week. She made her hurdle season debut with a win in the 100-meter hurdles at the Emory Classic in Atlanta, Ga., this weekend. Her 14.76-second performance currently is the third-fastest time in the nation, and leads the SAA among competitors in the field. Goode also ran 12.44 in the open 100 which is the second-fastest time she has recorded this season and also leads the conference.

A pole vaulter from Mountain Brook, Ala., Harper DeWine was named the SAA Women's Field Athlete of the Week. She finished fifth at the Emory Classic with a vault of 3.07 meters, which leads the SAA this season and was a personal best for DeWine as well.

Freshman David Campbell, a pole vaulter from Semmes, Ala., was named SAA Men's Field Athlete of the Week. He finished second overall with a vault of 3.91 meters, which is second among competitors in the SAA this season and a season-best for Campbell.