CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jake Deaton of the Charlotte track and field team was named the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Performer of the Week the league office announced on Monday for meets competed April 15-21.

Deaton achieved the honor for the second time this season.

Deaton, a senior from Mooresville, N.C., was named Men’s Performer of the Week after his performance at the Charlotte Invitational.  Deaton recorded a first-place finish in the discus throw with a school record mark of 186’3 which currently ranks first in the Atlantic 10 and in the Top 25 nationally.

Charlotte will return back to action on May 4-5 when it hosts the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center.