SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG redshirt senior Ashley Schnell was named the Southern Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday.
The Lincoln, Neb., native competed in the 1,500 meters at the Winston-Salem State Collegiate Invitational on Saturday, running a personal-best time of 4:23.57. The time was not only a four-second personal best but also broke the school record set just the day before by teammate Kerry Hartman.
Schnell's 1,500m time currently leads the SoCon performance list and ranks 13th nationally at that distance.
Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
March 14 – Amy Salek, Elon
March 20 – Jocelyn Keen, Western Carolina
Sinead Haughey, Furman
March 28 – Jasmine Billings, Georgia Southern
April 3 – Ashley Schnell, UNCG
Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week
March 14 – Gayshawna Watkins, Appalachian State
March 20 – Shaquiela Robinson, Appalachian State
March 28 – Shelby Bulita, Samford
April 3 – Meghan Morton, Western Carolina
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