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Terry and Ward honored by the A-Sun

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
by Ryan Hilgemann

MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb sophomore throwers April Terry and Houston Ward have been honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference as the A-Sun Field Athletes of the Week for their efforts last Saturday at the Ed Temple Classic.

Terry, a native of Little Rock, Ark., earns her second career field athlete of the week after crushing the school record in the weight throw and shot put. Terry used a throw of 15.37m in the weight throw to earn third place. A toss of 12.37m in the shot put garnered a fourth place finish.

Ward, a native of Portland, Texas, earns his first career field athlete of the week as he had two top-three finishes at the Ed Temple Classic. Ward had a toss of 14.44m in the weight throw to garner the silver medal while a throw of 14.4m earned him the bronze in the shot put.

The Lipscomb track and field squad returns to action Friday at the Blazer Invite, hosted by UAB in Birmingham, Ala.