Sharon Ayala Named GoBulldogs.com Athlete of the Week

    March 16, 2009



    Sharon Ayala

    Sharon Ayala broke the Fresno State 20-pound weight throw record Friday, en route to All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Ayala, a senior from Avenal, Calif., finished sixth in the weight throw with a toss of 66-feet, 6-inches (20.26 meters). Ayala had to surpass four nationally ranked opponents to move from her entering ranking of No. 10 to sixth in the nation. She was Fresno State's first female athlete to compete for an NCAA Indoor Championship since 1999.

    Other Nominees:

    Lindi Govarrubias
    Todd Angel
    Paul George
    Morgan Melloh
    Melanie Gloria
    Jaleesa Ross
    Holden Sprague

    2008-09 Athletes of the Week:

  • Mar. 9 - Jaleesa Ross
  • Mar. 2 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Feb. 23 - Michelle Moses
  • Feb. 17 - Sharon Ayala
  • Feb. 9 - Morgan Melloh
  • Feb. 2 - Anastasia Petukhova
  • Jan. 26 - Jennifer Jory
  • Jan. 20 - Grace Wiesmann
  • Jan. 12 - Blair Hopkins
  • Jan. 5 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Dec. 8 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Dec. 2 - Marnique Arnold
  • Nov. 24 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Nov. 17 - Erick Garcia
  • Nov. 10 - Anastasia Petukhova and Renata Kucerkova
  • Nov. 3 - Ali Sill
  • Oct. 27 - Kevin Goessling
  • Oct 20 - Melanie Gloria
  • Oct 13 - Lonyae Miller
  • Oct 6 - Rikus de Villiers
  • Sept 29 - Ryan Mathews
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
  • May 12 - Ryan Mathews

    2007-08 Athletes of the Week:

  • May 12 - Tinesta Rowe
  • May 5 - Morgan Melloh
  • April 28 - Laura Luethke
  • April 21 - Frank Sanders
  • April 15 - Justin Miller
  • April 7 - Melanie Gloria
  • March 31 - Alan Ahmady
  • March 24 - Sharon Ayala
  • March 11 - Tierre Wilson
  • March 6 - Hayley Munro
  • February 22 - Morgan Melloh
  • February 22 - Cambria Kissell
  • February 11 - Morgan Melloh
  • February 6 - Jaleesa Ross
  • January 28 - Sharon Ayala
  • January 8 - Erica Henry
  • January 2 - Tom Brandstater
  • December 19 - Jaleesa Ross
  • November 27 - Tom Brandstater
  • November 20 - Lexi Watson
  • November 13 - Grant Doverspike
  • November 6 - Kaity Revel
  • October 30 - Katie Nenneker
  • October 23 - Tinesta Rowe
  • October 16 - Todd Angel
  • October 8 - Ryan Mathews
  • October 1 - Nicole Gutierrez
  • Sept. 24 - Erik Garcia
  • Sept. 17 - Marissa McPhail
  • Sept. 10 - Bear Pascoe
  • Sept. 3 - Marcus Riley
  • Aug. 26 - Lauren Berger

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