ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Junior sprinter Milan Ristic is this week's winner of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Athlete of the Week at UNC Asheville.


Each week the school selects a BCBSNC Athlete of the Week upon its performance from the previous week's action. This is the second award for Ristic.


Milan captured the 60-meter hurdles at the prestigious Niswonger Invitational at ETSU on Saturday. Ristic finished first in the strong field with a time of 7.93. He also competed in the in the 200 meters and finished fifth with a time of 21.79.


Milan was also named BCBSNC Athlete of the Week on Dec. 3.


The Bulldog track and field teams will be in action again this weekend at the Rod McCravy Invitational at the University of Kentucky.