Lawton And Atkins Named Athletes Of The Week

Atkins and Lawton

February 4, 2019

Jillian Lawton          

Jillian Lawton impressed for the Bulls in several events during the team’s 176-117 win in the Senior Day dual meet against Bowling Green, as the sophomore was a part of both of the Bulls’ relays wins, collecting first place finishes in both the 200-yard medley (1:43.68) and 200-yard freestyle (1:35.75) relays. Lawton also collected an individual victory on the day, touching the wall in first place in the 50-yard freestyle with a winning time of 23.43.

Leon Atkins              

Atkins ran to a dominating win in the Gold 800m event at the Akron Invite, clocking in a winning time of 1:50.77, over  seconds better than the nearest competitor. His time was not only a MAC automatic qualifying time, but ranks second in the MAC and 54th in the NCAA.  It is also the third fastest time run in UB Indoor track & field team history.