Dymond Simon, Jason Lewis named ASU Athletes of the Week
Jan. 29, 2009
Dymond Simon (Women's Basketball) and Jason Lewis (Track and Field) have been named Arizona State Athletes of the Week, for the week ending Feb. 1. Both had record setting weekends and led the Sun Devils to victory in their respective sports.
Simon scored a game-high 19 points to go along with six assists, three rebounds and four steals in Arizona State's 75-38 win over Arizona. The four steals set a new career best while the six assists tied a career best. Simon part of a defensive effort that limited Arizona to 38 points and 27 percent shooting. She has averaged 18.3 points, 5.3 assists and 3.0 steals in ASU's last three games and shot 54.5 percent (6-11) from beyond the arc during that span.
Lewis broke the school record in the men's weight throw by over three feet and automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships in March. Lewis, who set the set school record last year at 20.94m (68-08.50), shattered his previous best mark with a record-toss of 22.04m (72-03.75) to earn a spot in the national championships. His toss is currently the second-best in the nation.