Tusculum track sprinter Widchard Guervil has been named the Applebee's Male Student-Athlete of the Month for January.
Guervil, a freshman from Fort Myers, Florida, received a slew of honors following his meet performances for the Pioneers during January. Guervil put up an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time of 6.86 seconds in the 60 meters during preliminaries at the ETSU Invitational on Jan. 12, finishing fifth overall at the meet. The following week, Guervil claimed AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Athlete of the Week after winning the 60 meters at the Wake Forest Invitational in a time of 6.87 seconds. Guervil also finished fourth in the 200 meters at Wake Forest with a time of 22.70 seconds, a time he surpassed at the Liberty Kickoff on Jan. 27 when he crossed the line in 22.51 seconds.
Overall, Guervil currently ranks second on the SAC performance list in the 60 meters and sixth in the 200 meters. His time in the 60 meters is currently tied for 20th place on the national performance list.
The Tusculum College Student-Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar of Greeneville. The Applebee’s Student-Athlete of the Month Award honors one male and one female student-athlete each month from an in-season sport during the 2017-2018 academic year, recognizing their hard work, effort and performance.