Bellarmine University senior Robert Sandlin, a graduate of Franklin County High School, was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week last week.
Sandlin finished 13th in the 1,500 meters at the USA Track & Field Indoor National Championship in Albuquerque, N.M., with a time of 3:51.49.
He is ranked third overall among GLVC milers and third in NCAA Division II.
This is the third time this season and the fifth time in his collegiate career Sandlin has earned this honor.
Last weekend at the GLVC Indoor Track & Field Championships at Indianapolis, Sandlin placed fifth in the 800 meters and was part of the men’s distance medley relay that finished eighth.
Hall named player
of the week
Vance Hall, a senior at Bellarmine University, was chosen the Great Lakes Valley Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week last week.
The Knights won two games the previous week, and in those two games Hall averaged 18.5 points, 7.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds. He shot 68.8 percent from the field, including going 6 for 7 from 3-point range.
Bellarmine plays in the quarterfinals of the GLVC tournament Friday, taking on No. 3 seed Indianapolis (23-3) in Evansville, Ind.
The Knights are 21-6 and the sixth seed in the tournament.
Hall is a graduate of Franklin County High School.
KSU players get postseason honors
Kentucky State women’s basketball team members Brieona Warner and Shayla Moore have been named to the all-conference team by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Warner, a 5-10 junior forward from Decatur, Ga., averaged 11.5 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.8 steals per game this season. Warner was a two-time SIAC Player of the Week.
Moore, a 5-11 junior forward/guard from Detroit, averaged 9.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game this year.
On the men’s side, sophomore point guard Quentin Henderson was named to the SIAC all-academic team.
Henderson, from Columbus, Ohio, is a physical education major and has a 3.41 grade-point average.