Watkins Named SAA Track Athlete of the Week

Watkins Named SAA Track Athlete of the Week

Courtesy of saa-sports.com


ATLANTA - The SAA announced the men's track & field Athletes of the Week for events competed last weekend and, following voting by the league head coaches, Ridge Davis of Sewanee captured Field Athlete of the Week while speedster Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) of Birmingham-Southern claimed Track Athlete of the Week.


Watkins had a strong first meet back since indoor at the Hilltop Classic.  He won the 100m (10.59), the 200 (21.74) and ran a leg on the winning 4 x 100m relay (41.95).  All three times to include the relay are season best, currently lead the SAA Performance List and both of his individual times are currently ranked in the top 10 in the nation (100m leading time in D-III).