Week One Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Malak Kafi (Mount Olive)

Mount Olive's Kafi Named Week 1 Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – University of Mount Olive's Malak Kafi hasbeen named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets held Nov. 29 - Dec. 3, the Conference announced today.

On the field, Kafi, who hails from High Point, N.C., started her junior campaign in style at the Appalachian State Open by setting the University of Mount Olive school record in the long jump, while also exceeding the national provisional qualifying mark with a leap of 5.68m (18'7.75"). In a competitive field of athletes, Kafi prevailed to win the meet and now holds the top mark in the conference and the eighth-best in Division II.  

 

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High Point, N.C. – Converse College’s Ashly Sutherland has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Women’s Indoor Track Player of the Week during week three of the 2014 - 2015 Indoor Track & Field season. Sutherland posted a Conference Carolinas best 800m time at the Winston-Salem State Open running the event in 2:17.07 missing the NCAA DII Provisional time by just over a second. The Cowpens, S.C. native leads the Conference Carolinas in the mile event running a school record 5:09.80 finishing fifth overall at the Bob Pollock Invitational against a majority DI field. Sutherland is ranked 15th among DII athletes in the 800m and 37th overall in the mile.