Ashby And Stojanovska Named Athletes Of The Week

Ashby And Stojanovska Named Athletes Of The Week

May 2, 2016

         

Sophomore Tanja Stojanovska was named first-team All-MAC earlier in the week and then named to the MAC Tournament All-Tournament team after a dominating performance this past weekend.  Stojanovska dominated the 2016 MAC Player of the Year in the MAC quarterfinals 6-0, 6-3 as UB defeated Akron.  In the MAC Semifinals against top-ranked Ball State, Stojanovska had another straight sets victory with a 6-1, 6-4 win at first singles. In doubles, Stojanovska teamed up with junior Margarita Kotok and they had an easy 6-0 win over Akron and then they clinched the doubles point against Ball State with a 7-6 (3) win to give the Bulls the early lead in the match.

             

Austin Ashby jumped a season-best mark of 7.41m to win the men’s long jump at the UB Invitational. His mark ranks third in the MAC and 45th in the NCAA East Region. The top 48 in the East Region will qualify for the NCAA East Preliminaries that take place from May 26-28. His mark at the UB Invitational is an improvement of his previous season-best mark of 7.35m, which he set during the Florida Relays on April 1. Ashby currently leads the team with the farthest distance in long jump.