Saintine named Field Athlete of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College sophomore Nazaire Saintine (Douglassville, Ga.) has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Field Athlete of the Week for the first time this season, announced league officials Wednesday.

Saintine led the Bobcats to a third-place performance at the Johnson City Invitational on Saturday, kicking off the weekend with a win in the high jump, posting a mark of 1.98 meters. He followed with a third-place showing in the long jump with a mark of 6.70 meters, while also finishing fourth in the 200-meter dash. Saintine was also part of the Bobcat quartets which finished second in both the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays.

Lees-McRae returns to action on Friday, April 13 when the Bobcats travel to Boone, N.C. to participate in the Appalachian State University Invitational.

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