GUION-FIRMIN, WALSH NAMED PRMC UMES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Andre Walsh (pictured) placed fourth in the 200m in New York this weekend

Andre Walsh (pictured) placed fourth in the 200m in New York this weekend

Feb. 4, 2013

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – The Peninsula Regional Medical Center University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletes of the Week were announced today and senior Lenora Guion-Firmin (La Trinite, Martinique) and senior Andre Walsh (St. Catherine, Jamaica) have been named the recipients for the week of Feb. 4.

Guion-Firmin ran her fastest time of the year at the Collegiate New Balance Invitational in New York, N.Y., this past weekend. She used a 53.38 finish to place fourth in the 400m finals. Guion-Firmin’s time was just .4 seconds off of the event’s first-place time. She was also eighth overall in the 400m preliminaries, when she ran a 53.85.

Walsh ran exceptionally well at the Collegiate New Balance Invitational this past weekend. The senior finished fourth in the 200m finals after he ran a 21.38. His time was .01 faster than his finish in the 200m preliminaries, where he was third with a time of 21.39. He also placed 15th overall in the 60m when he ran a 6.85. Walsh began the day in seventh after he ran a 6.78 in the 60m preliminaries.

2012-13 PRMC UMES Athletes of the Week

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