Shanique Walker Named Outdoor Track Performer of the Week
Shanique Walker
Shanique Walker

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Junior jumper Shanique Walker earned her first career Outdoor Track Performer of the Week award, the Atlantic Sun Conference office announced on Wednesday, March 26.

Walker won two individual events of JU’s four total during last Saturday’s 2014 outdoor season-opener at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge.

Her winning time of 13.57 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles leads the A-Sun, ranks fourth in the East Region and ninth nationally. She also won the 400-meter hurdles in a conference-best 1:01.87 minutes, which ranks 53rd in the NCAA.

Walker also ran the lead-off in the 4x100-meter relay team that finished second in the meet. The time of 44.84 seconds tops the A-Sun, is ranked fourth in the East Region, and seventh in the country.

Next, Jacksonville will compete at the UNF Invite this Friday, March 28.