Devries, Duke named Zaxby's Athetes of the Week

Devries, Duke named Zaxby's Athetes of the Week

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University track & field athlete Guillaume Devries and basketball center Kendrea Duke have been named the Zaxby's Athletes of the Week.  Devries earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this year.

Devries (Valenciennes, France) won the high jump at the Liberty Kickoff Invitational with a mark of 2.10 meters (6 feet, 10 3/4 inches). He entered at a height of 1.95 meters which he cleared on his first attempt. After making 2.00 meters on his second try, Devries was successful on his first attempt at 2.05 meters. Devries then cleared the bar at 2.10 meters on his second attempt, which would stand as the winning jump after Isaiah Kyle of Wingate needed three attempts to make the height. The victory was his second in three meets this season.

Duke (Hendersonville, Tenn.) averaged 14 points and six rebounds per game as the Pioneers went 2-1 during the week.  TU knocked off No. 25 Newberry 75-54 to start the week where Duke tallied 10 points, three rebounds and two assists while shooting 4-of-5 from the free throw line.  She followed with 16 points going 6-of-11 from the field and 4-of-5 at the line in TU's heart-breaking 76-75 loss at Lincoln Memorial.  She would close out the week with a double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds in the Pioneers' 72-64 overtime victory over Catawba.  On the week she shot a sizzling 18-of-22 from the free throw line.

The Tusculum University Athlete of the Week Award is sponsored by Zaxby's, located at 3280 Andrew Johnson Highway in Greeneville.  The Zaxby's Athlete of the Week Award honors one male and one female athlete each week from an in-season sport.


2018-2019 Zaxby's Athletes of the Week


Male Athlete of the Week

Female Athlete of the Week

Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2018

Alejandro Quiriti (Soccer)

Nicole McMillen (Soccer)

Sep. 3-9, 2018

Will Cronin (Cross Country)

Alissa Furches (Cross Country)

Sep. 10-16, 2018

Jordon Shippy (Football)

Katie Tomassoni (Golf)

Sep. 17-23, 2018

David Akinpetide (Tennis)

Emilie Hansen (Tennis)

Sep. 24-30, 2018

Henrique Devens (Soccer)

Sonja Ballmert (Soccer)

Oct. 1-7, 2018

Ayuk Tambe (Soccer)

Bailey Bosler (Soccer)

Oct. 8-14, 2018

Ivan Hogans (Football)

Annie McCullough (Tennis)

Oct. 15-21, 2018

Jackson Beeson (Cross Country)

Bailey Bosler (Soccer)

Oct. 22-28, 2018

Lor'renzo Pratt (Football)

Cassie Born (Volleyball)

Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2018

Jonny Winter (Soccer)

Nicole McMillen (Cross Country)

Nov. 5-11, 2018

Georgios Charkoutsakis (Soccer)

Sydney Wilson (Basketball)

Nov. 12-18, 2018

Caleb Hodnett (Basketball)

Nicole McMillen (Cross Country)

Nov. 19-25, 2018

Donovan Donaldson (Basketball)

Mia Long (Basketball)

Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2018

Trenton Gibson (Basketball)

Nicole McMillen (Cross Country)

Dec. 3-16, 2018

Donovan Donaldson (Basketball)

Callie Patterson (Basketball)

Jan. 1-5, 2019

Brandon Mitchell (Basketball)

Yolizma Cupidan (Basketball)

Jan. 6-13, 2019

Guillaume Devries (Track & Field)

Mia Long (Basketball)

Jan. 14-20, 2019

Donovan Donaldson (Basketball)

Raygene Minus (Track & Field)

Jan. 21-27, 2019

Guillaume Devries (Track & Field)

Kendrea Duke (Basketball)