Feb. 28, 2005
ATLANTA – Track standout Fatmata Fofanah, basketball all-star Jarrett Jack and swimming star Sam Morgan were named the Wendy’s Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week for Monday, February 28, 2005.
Fofanah, a sophomore from Bronx, N.Y., led the Yellow Jackets at the Clemson Classic last Saturday afternoon. Fofanah, a native of Bronx, N.Y., posted a NCAA Provisional time of 7.70 in the 55-meter high hurdles to finish first and set a new Clemson Indoor Track Record.
Jack, a junior from Ft. Washington, Md., averaged 20.5 points in two Tech games last week, including 20 in a 60-56 loss to No. 7 Duke and 21 in a 76-72 victory at Miami. Jack shot 55.2 percent from the floor, went 3-for-5 from three-point range, and 6-for-8 from the free throw line. He also had eight assists and four steals in the two games.
Morgan, a junior from Gainesville, Ga., won the 1650-yard freestyle with a NCAA Automatic qualifying time of 14:54.71 to break the pool record and lead Georgia Tech to a third-place finish (429 pts.) at the Men’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships. Morgan also posted a third place finish in the 500 freestyle to earn all-ACC honors. The Yellow Jackets improved on a fifth-place finish a year ago and finished third for just the second time in school history.
2004-05 Athletes of the WeekAug. 30 Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Sept. 7 P.J. Daniels (Football) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 13 Calvin Johnson (Football) and Ann Armsby (Cross Country)Sept. 20 Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 27 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball) and Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis)Oct. 4 Roberto Castro (Golf) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Oct. 11 GT Defense (Football), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Oct. 18 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball), Chris Reis (Football) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Oct. 25 Lauren Sauer (Volleyball), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Nov. 1 Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Marko Rajevac (Tennis) and Evan Stowers (Diving)Nov. 8 Kacie Anson (Tennis) and Andy Tidwell-Neal (Football)Nov. 15 Djay Jones (Football) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Nov. 22 Jill Ingram (Basketball), Sam Morgan (Swimming) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 29 Stephanie Higgs (Basketball) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Dec. 6 Jarrett Jack (Basketball), Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball) and Lauren Sauer (Volleyball)Dec. 13 Marisa Aston (Volleyball) and Luke Schenscher (Football)Jan. 3 Reggie Ball (Football), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Jessica Williams (Basketball)Jan. 10 Anthony Morrow (Basketball) and Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball)Jan. 17 Chaunte Howard (Track), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Zeb Sion (Track)Jan. 24 Jason Howard (Swimming), Jill Ingram (Basketball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Jan. 31 Ryan Bishop (Swimmng), Brandy Depland (Track) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Feb. 7 Christine Sheridan (Softball) and Sukhwa Young (Tennis)Feb. 14 Roberto Castro (Golf) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Feb. 21 Brian Ford (Track), Andriane Lapsley (Track), Danny Payne (Baseball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Feb. 28 Fatmata Fofanah (Track), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Sam Morgan (Swimming)