Southern Wesleyan's Beugre and North Greenville's Wilder Named Conference Carolinas Women's Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Southern Wesleyan University's Michele Beugre and North Greenville University's Shekinah Wilder have been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for meets held April 9 - 15, the Conference announced today.

Beugre, a freshman from Powder Springs, Ga., had a series of standout performances on the track at the Gamecock Invitational this weekend, hitting two NCAA Provisional qualifying times in both the 200 meter dash and 4x100 meter relay. Beugre ran a 24.27 in the 200 meter dash, finishing 21st, and 46.21 in the 4x100 meter relay, finishing seventh. Beugre is nationally ranked 13th in the 200 meter dash and ninth in the 4x100 meter relay, while also holding number one spots in both events across the league.

North Greenville's senior from Aiken, S.C., Shekinah Wilder, the earned Athlete of the Week honors for the second consecutive week for demonstrating consistent, strong performances in the jumps. Wilder finished third at the Gamecock Invitational this weekend with a season's best leap of 12.06m (39' 7") surpassing the NCAA provisional qualifying mark and inching closer to the NCAA Automatic qualifying standard. Wilder is a fierce competitor, holding top marks in the conference in both the triple jump and long jump for this outdoor season.

 

Also nominated for Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week:
Brittney Augustin (Lees-McRae) - 25.24 in 200m, 3rd; 4:20.82 in 4x400, 5th
Collia Rowe (North Greenville) - 56.53 in 400m, 18th
Jacqueline Thring (Mount Olive) - 57.99 in 400m, 2nd


Also nominated for Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week:
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2019 Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
Week One (Mar. 19) – Celine Ritter (Mount Olive)
Week Two (Mar. 26) - Madisun Shore (North Greenville)
Week Three (Apr. 2) - Leah Hanle (Mount Olive)
Week Four (Apr. 9) - Leah Hanle (Mount Olive)
Week Five (Apr. 16) - Michele Beugre (Southern Wesleyan)

2019 Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week
Week One (Mar. 19) – Janae Cunningham (Barton)
Week Two (Mar. 26) - Shekinah Wilder (North Greenville)
Week Three (Apr. 2) - Candise Lockett (Mount Olive)
Week Four (Apr. 9) - Shekinah Wilder (North Greenville)
Week Five (Apr. 16) - Shekinah Wilder (North Greenville)