NCAA Record, World Leader Highlight ACC IT&F Weekly Honors

GREENSBORO, NC ( – NCAA record holder Katelyn Tuohy of NC State was named Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Player of the Week for the second time this season, while reigning world leader Jeremiah Davis of Florida State earned his third straight ACC Men’s Outdoor Player of the Week honor.

Tuohy and Davis make up a list of five student-athletes currently ranked among the top five in the nation in at least one of their respective sports, including four that are ranked No. 1.

ACC Women’s Indoor Track Performer of the Week
Katelyn Tuohy, NC State

The Wolfpack redshirt sophomore broke the NCAA indoor mile record to win the Dr. Sanders finished the Invitational Columbia Challenge in 4:24.26. The previous record was 4:25.91, set in 2009. reached Jenny Simpson from Colorado. Stony Point, New York is off to a great start to this indoor season. In December, she ran the 5,000m in Boston University’s Sharon Colyear Danville season opener in 15:15.92, an all-time national best and No. 1 this season. The redshirt sophomore has won two national titles (outdoor 5K and cross country) in the last eight months, in addition to the track record. Tuohy was also named the USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week earlier Tuesday.

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ACC Women’s Indoor Performer of the Week
Synclair Savage, Louisville

Savage broke the Louisville school record for the second straight time in the women’s long jump with a leap of 6.52m (21-4.75) to take first place at the PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational. She is currently fifth in the nation and has tied the previous best of 6.44m (21-1.5), which she set two weeks ago at the Cardinal Classic. The junior from Kennesaw, Ga. followed her victory in the long jump with a second-place finish in the 60m in a personal-best time of 7.41.

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ACC Men’s Indoor Track Overall Performer of the Week
Giano Roberts, Clemson

Roberts won the 60-meter hurdles twice at the Bob Pollock Invitational hosted by the Tigers, first with a 7.67 in the preliminaries and then a 7.66 in the finals. The Maplewood, New Jersey senior’s final time is the fastest in the nation this season and the fourth fastest in school history.

ACC Men’s Indoor Track Overall Performer of the Week
Conor Murphy, Virginia

Murphy opened the Penn State Nationals with a strong individual performance in the 800 meters, clocking a personal best of 1:47.41. That time ranks first in the ACC this season and sixth in the NCAA. The time is also the third-fastest indoor 800-meter time in Virginia history. Murphy ran the 800-meter medley relay for the Cavaliers on the second day of competition. Murphy took the baton and clocked 1:48.53, handing a sizable lead to teammate Yasin Sado, as the Cavaliers won the race in 9:27.80. That time sets the Virginia record for the DMR and is the fastest time in the NCAA so far this season.

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ACC Men’s Indoor Performer of the Week
Jeremiah Davis, Florida State

Davis extended his world lead in the long jump at the Razorback Invitational in Arkansas on Saturday, clearing 8.21 meters (26-11.25) for the gold medal. The senior from Lehigh Acres, Florida is now one of two NCAA Division I contenders for the 2022-23 season. clearing eight meters in the long jump indoors, and Davis has done so in four of his six attempts this season.


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