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Howard, Sallinger & Mahoney Were Named Wendy's Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week

April 19, 2004

ATLANTA-Tech track standouts Chaunte Howard and Brendon Mahoney and star pitcher Jessica Sallinger were named the Wendy’s Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week for Monday, April 19, 2004.

Howard, a sophomore from Riverside, Calif., led the Yellow Jackets to a second place finish at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field meet, their best finish in school history. She finished first in the high jump, second in the long jump and third in the triple and 100 meter hurdles. Her leap of 6’4.75″ is the best mark achieved by an American and ties the best jump in the world this year.

Mahoney, a senior from Cumming, Ga., led Tech to a fourth place finish at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field meet. He finished in first place in both the 800 meters and 1,500 meter run.

Sallinger, a junior from Kennesaw, Ga., led the Yellow Jackets on the mound this past week with a 3-0 record and a 0.00 ERA. She began the week with her third no-hitter of the season, fourth combined, against No. 13 Alabama. The Kennesaw, Ga., native improved to 2-0 for the week against NC State, tallying her second straight shutout tossing a four-hitter and pushing her consecutive scoreless inning streak to 30 innings. She finished the week with 32 strikeouts and three walks in 21.0 innings pitched and allowed eight hits.

2003-04 GEORGIA TECH STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE WEEKSept. 1 Nathan Burton (Football) and Alexandra Preiss (Volleyball)Sept. 8 Eric Henderson (Football) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Sept. 15        Dawan Landry (Football) and Kele Eveland (Volleyball)Sept. 22        Trevor McLeod (Tennis) and Lauren Sauer (Volleyball)Sept. 29        Thomas Jordan (Golf), Reggie Ball (Football) and Alexandra Preiss (Volleyball)Oct. 6  Chris Reis (Football) and Alexandra Preiss (Volleyball)Oct. 13 Kyle Rabbitt (Cross Country), Jonathan Smith (Football) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Oct. 20 Cristan Duvall (Cross Country), Katie Griffin (Cross Country)Oct. 27 James Butler (Football), Roberto Castro (Golf) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 3  Kyle Rabbitt (Cross Country) and Kacie Anson (Tennis)Nov. 11 Mike Barbosa (Golf), Lauren Sauer (Volleyball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 17 P.J. Daniels (Football), Kyle Rabbitt (Cross Country) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 24 Jonathan Smith (Football), Jarrett Jack (Men's Basketball) and Fallon Stokes (Women's Basketball)Dec. 1  Isma'il Muhammad (Men's Basketball) and Alex Stewart (Women's Basketball)Dec. 8  Sam Morgan (Men's Swimming), Alexandra Preiss (Volleyball), Jarrett Jack (Men's Basketball) and Fallon Stokes (Women's Basketball)Dec. 15 B.J. Elder (Men's Basketball) and Kele Eveland (Volleyball)Jan. 5  P.J. Daniels (Football) and Fallon Stokes (Women's Basketball)Jan. 12 Tony Burkhardt (Men's Diving) and Amy Sutton (Women's Diving)Jan. 19 Will Bynum (Men's Basketball) and Amandi Rhett (Women's Track & Field)Jan. 26 Montrell Person (Men's Track) and Megan Isom (Women's Basketball)Feb. 2  Paul McCarty (Men's Diving), Shanta Smith (Women's Track) and Lindsey Stauss (Women's Tennis)Feb. 9  Brendon Mahoney (Men's Track) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Feb. 16 Fallon Stokes (Women's Basketball), Chan Wongluekiet (Golf), and Wes Hodges (Baseball)Feb. 23 Brendon Mahoney (Men's Track) and Chaunte Howard (Women's Track)Mar. 1  Ryan Bishop (Men's Swimming) and Tara Knudsen (Softball)Mar. 8  Kelly Anderson (Women's Tennis), Amy Hosier (Softball), Jarrett Jack (Men's Basketball), and West Nott (Men's Tennis)Mar. 15 Jarrett Jack (Men's Basketball), Lyndsay Shosho (Women's Tennis), and Chaunte Howard (Women's Track)Mar. 22 Anthony McHenry (Men's Basketball), Andrew Kown (Baseball), and Vesna Stojanovska (Women's Swimming)Mar. 29 Clarence Moore (Men's Basketball), Sam Morgan (Men's Swimming), and Amandi Rhett (Women's Track)Apr. 5  Men's Basketball TeamApr. 12 Andy Hawranick (Baseball), Jessica Sallinger (Softball), and Scott Schnugg (Men's Tennis)Apr. 19 Chaunte Howard (Women's Track), Jessica Sallinger (Softball), and Brendon Mahoney (Men's Track)

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