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.
In the first meet of the year at the Appalachian Open on Saturday, Milan set a school and Big South record in the 55 meter hurdles. He finished in first place with a time of 7.21.

Past Winners of the BCBS Student-Athlete of the Week
-Holly Shelton (Volleyball) September 10th
-Emma Bussard (Women's Cross Country) September 17th
-Galen Broido and Alessandra Troncoso (Women's Swimming) September 24th
-Kevin Paradise (Men's Cross Country) October 1
-Anna Moore (Volleyball) October 8
-Emma Bussard (Women's Cross Country) October 15
-Rachel Wells (Volleyball) October 22
-Emma Bussard (Women's Cross Country) October 29.
-Holly Shelton (Volleyball) November 3
-Jeremy Atkinson (Men's Basketball) November 11
-Rachel Wells (Volleyball) November 18
-Jeremy Atkinson (Men's Basketball) November 25