ASHEVILLE, N.C. --
For the third consecutive week, Union College men's track & field junior Andrew Johnston
had been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference's Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
Johnston earned this week's honor after placing third in the pole vault at the 2012 University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) Invitational, held on Saturday. He recorded the top three finish after recording a clearance of 12 feet,.six inches. Johnston also took part in the javelin throw at the meet, placing 16th with a 110 foot, one inch toss.
Johnston and both the UC men's and women's track & field teams return to action this Thursday, participating in the 2012 AAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Johnson City, Tenn.