Girard, Arvie Voted Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

first_imgWomen’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week – Alanna Arvie, McNeese – So. – Oberlin, La.Arvie set a new personal record in the weight throw for the third straight week while improving her Southland-best mark to 58-6.75, finishing second overall at the Samford Invitational. Her finish was the top of all collegiate competitors. She also placed second in the shot put with a mark of 43-11.75 to boost her to No. 3 in the league rankings. Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week – Allyson Girard, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Gilbert, Ariz.Girard clocked an altitude-adjusted sub-five minute in the mile run at the Texas Tech Invitational – the fastest time in the conference this year by over 10 seconds. Her pace was good for her second event win and her second program record-setting performance of the current season. Both teams are back in action this weekend, with McNeese hosting the McNeese Indoor II on Friday and the Islanders heading to the Houston Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots. Southland Indoor Track & Field Weekly RecapFRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi junior Allyson Girard and McNeese sophomore Alanna Arvie are the Southland Conference Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by Honorable Mention: Sarea Alexander, UIW; Sashane Hanson, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Honorable Mention: Grace McKenzie, McNeese; Dominique Allen, UIW.last_img read more

CAF makes adjustments in Champions league and Confederations cup schedule

first_img Tags: CafKCCA FCvipers sc Vipers will kick-start their bid to win Uganda its maiden CAF Champions league trophy in November as opposed to 2019 like it was first anticipated.This is one of the many significant changes announced by the Confederation of African Football in relation to the Interclub competitions effective 2018/19.The competitions will kick off in November of every year and end in May of the following year unlike before when they started in February and ended in December of the same year.The circular, dated May 15, 2018 sent to all federations also says the winner of the Caf Champions League will qualify for the group stages of the following year’s tournament and not go through any qualifiers like it has always been the case.It was also decided that Caf Champions League matches will be played on Fridays and Saturdays while the Caf Confederation matches will be played on Sundays.Previously, there have been matches played on week days for the two competitions.On a brighter note, dates for the 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21 have also been communicated to all FAs.Uganda will be represented by Vipers and KCCA in the Caf champions League and Caf Confederation Cup respectively in the next campaign.KCCA are currently Uganda’s representatives in the Champions league and are currently third in group A, with three points after two rounds of matches played.KCCA are currently third in group A (Photo by Lubega Shaban)The Kasasiro boys lost 1-0 to Botswana’s Township Rollers before downing record champions 2-0 at the Mandela national stadium in Namboole.KCCA lost 1-0 to Township Rollers in the first game of the Champions league.Their next two fixtures will be in a double header with Tunisian giants Esperance.Comments last_img read more