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Walton Named OVC Co-Male Field Athlete of the Week
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Walton Receives First OVC Honor

Nashville, Tenn. -  Tennessee State University's Xavier Walton was named the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Male Field Athlete of the Week. Walton receives his first career OVC weekly honor while sharing it with Southeast Missouri State's, Brandon Colbert.

He placed second overall, first among collegiate competitors, in the long jump with a leap of 23’02.75” at the Boston Moon Classic. His performance marked the second consecutive week he placed first among college athletes in the event.

His effort moves him to second on the OVC Best List while currently holding the fifth spot in the triple jump (44'08.25").