Crayton named field Athlete of the Week
April 8, 2009
High Point, NC – Pfeiffer University’s Deandre Crayton has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas men's field Athlete of the Week during week number four in the 2009 outdoor season. Crayton, a freshman from Houston, TX, had an outstanding performance for Pfeiffer at the Aggie Relays hosted by North Carolina A&T University. Crayton competed in the high jump, long jump, and also ran the 800m leg on Pfeiffer's distance medley relay. Crayton's best long jump of the afternoon was a 6.58 meter/ 21' 7.25" which was good for 11th of 34 Division I and II competitors. His performance is one of the top long jumps for the conference this season. In the high jump, Crayton cleared 6'6" and finished 6th of 23 athletes. Crayton's jump of 6'6" was a personal best for him and was the best jump of the year for the Conference Carolinas.