Management student Darius Law named A-10 Student-Athlete of the Year

Darius Law, a junior management major in the Belk College of Business, has beennamed the Atlantic 10 Conference's Indoor Men's Student-Athlete of the Year.Darius has won the award three times, as he was named to the same honor last season for the indoor and outdoor season.

The Raleigh, N.C., native has earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point average, serves as president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committeeand is the first Charlotte athlete to be selected as the A-10 representative for the National SAAC.

Darius won the 200m dash (21.97), 400m dash (47.62) and ran the anchor leg of the winning 4x400m relay team (3:17.07) for the Niners at the 2010 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship, givingCharlotte its third straight A-10 indoor title. A 13-time league champion in seven different events,Darius has twice been named the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Year as well as the 2008 A-10 Rookie of the Year for the Indoor and Outdoor season during his freshman season.

In addition to his success in the Atlantic 10,Darius recently became Charlotte's seventh NCAA Indoor All-American as the junior took 12th place in the 200m in Fayetteville, Ark. His performance was the first Niner male athlete to achieve all-American status since 2005.