ULM’s Robinson, Arkansas State’s Shell capture Sun Belt Conference Men’s Track/Field Athlete of the Week honors

Published 1:54 pm Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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ULM’s Keith Robinson and Arkansas State’s Carter Shell each recorded personal-best marks to close out the indoor regular season and have been named Sun Belt Conference Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week.

Men’s Track Athlete of the Week
Keith Robinson, ULM
(Sr., Sprints, Brookhaven, Miss.)

Warhawks’ senior sprinter Keith Robinson set a personal-best in the 60 meters at 6.77 seconds to place second at the Bulldog Open at Samford last Saturday. Robinson’s 6.77 time ranks second in the Sun Belt Conference this season.

Men’s Field Athlete of the Week
Carter Shell, Arkansas State
(Sr., Jumps, Temple, Ga.)

Red Wolves’ senior jumper Carter Shell continued his stellar indoor season, finishing as the top collegian in the men’s long jump at the Music City Challenge with an indoor-best leap of 7.72m/25-4.0. His mark ranks 17th in the NCAA and was the fifth-best mark among collegians this week. Shell currently leads the league by 18 centimeters (7 inches).

2022 Sun Belt Men’s Track Athlete of the Week
Week 1 – Cameron Jackson, Little Rock
Week 2 – Seth Waters, Arkansas State
Week 3 – Joel Bengtsson, UTA
Week 4 – Jacob Pyeatt, Arkansas State
Week 5 – Keith Robinson, ULM

2022 Sun Belt Men’s Field Athlete of the Week
Week 1 – Bryson DeBerry, UTA
Week 2 – Carter Shell, Arkansas State
Week 3 – Ben Collerton, Texas State
Week 4 – Bradley Jelmert, Arkansas State
Week 5 – Carter Shell, Arkansas State

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