BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State senior James Faison earned adidas Ohio Valley Conference Co-Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, it was announced on Wednesday. For Faison, it is the second week in a row he has earned the OVC weekly award.
Faison took home the honor for his performances at the Blazer Invitational and Vulcan Invitational in Birmingham, Ala.
In the 200m, the senior clocked in at 21.66, the best time in the OVC this indoor season and the 53rd fastest in the nation. The performance earned him sixth at the Vulcan Invitational. Faison also placed 10th in the 400m in 48.56 at the Vulcan Invitational.
At the Blazer Invitational, Faison helped TSU’s 4x400m relay team put together the OVC’s best time this indoor season of 3:18.67.
The next time the Flying Tigers are in action is Jan. 26-27 at the Thundering Herd Invitational in Huntington, W.Va.
TSU Men’s Track and Field OVC 2017-18 Awards
Jan. 9 – James Faison – Track Athlete of the Week
Jan. 9 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week
Jan. 17 – James Faison – Co-Track Athlete of the Week