Ballowe selected Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week

Photo credit: Qyntia Parks-Lewis
Photo credit: Qyntia Parks-Lewis

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the first indoor meet of the season, James Russell Ballowe was selected Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week after posting a pair of personal records at the ETSU Invitational for the King University men's track and field team.

The junior started with a time of 9:04.77 in the 3000 meters, taking nearly two seconds off his previous fastest time. Ballowe then posted a fifth place finish in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:36.37. His previous fastest indoor 5000 meter time of 15:50.08 came last season.

The Tornado are back in action again on Saturday at the Wake Forest Invitational, hosted at JDL FastTrack in Winston-Salem, N.C.