Lucy-Speidel named ODAC men's track athlete of the week

Tristan Lucy-Speidel running in uniform image cut out over black player of the week background

Forest, Va. -- University of Lynchburg senior Tristan Lucy-Speidel (Fort Valley, Va.) won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's men's track athlete of the week award following his record-setting weekend, the ODAC office announced Monday.

Lucy-Speidel set a new program record in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase Friday at William & Mary's Colonial Relays, covering the distance in 9:19.35. He finished second in the event.

He also helped the Hornets' distance medley relay to an 11th-place finish (10:26.21), besting a handful of scholarship programs.

Lucy-Speidel's Steeplechase run currently ranks 14th in NCAA Division III and is the quickest in the conference by 33 seconds.

Lynchburg runners have won four of the five men's outdoor track athletes of the week honors from the ODAC this season.

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