Olson, Graham Named Field Co-Athletes of the Week

Women’s Field Co-Athletes of the Week - February 20, 2017

Rikka Olson, Sr, Dickinson (pictured above)
Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt
Olson cleared the top height in the Centennial Conference this season, matching her own school record in the pole vault, clearing 3.66 meters (12'). She competed at the Penn State Tune-up, placing fifth against all Division I competition.

Sara Graham, Sr, Gettysburg (pictured below)
Pottstown, Pa./The Hill School

Graham placed third among 30 competitors in the weight throw with a personal record of 48-7, which is also the top throw in the Centennial Conference this season. She also came in fourth in a field of 36 in the shot put with a toss of 38-6. 

 

 


PREVIOUS AWARD WINNERS

Women’s Field Athlete of the Week - February 13, 2017

Rikka Olson, Jr, Dickinson
Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt

 Olson posted the top height in the Centennial Conference this season, winning the pole vault at the DuCharme Invitational on Saturday. The junior cleared 3.55 meters (11'-7.75") to help lead the Red Devils to the team title as well.


Women’s Field Athlete of the Week - February 6, 2017

Natalie Suess, Fr, Dickinson
New Egypt, N.J./New Egypt

Suess had another great showing in the triple jump, clearing a winning distance of 11.09 meters (36'-4.75") at the Susquehanna University Challenge. She won her second event of the night, joining the 4x400 relay that combined for a time of 4:15.54.

 

Women’s Field Athlete of the Week - January 30, 2017

Alyssa Ward, Jr, F&M
Teaneck, N.J./Tarbor Academy

Alyssa Ward took third in the long jump at 16'-11.25" and she also placed third in the triple jump at 36'-0"


Women’s Field Athlete of the Week - January 23, 2017

Alyssa Ward , Jr, F&M
Teaneck, N.J./Tabor Academy

 Alyssa Ward took gold in the triple jump with a distance of 34'-11.25". The event had 25 participants. She also placed third in the long jump at 16'-3.25" and fifth in the high jump with a height of 4'-11.75".


Field Athlete of the Week - January 16, 2017

Maggie O'Neil, Senior, Swarthmore College
Woodbury, Conn./The Taft School

 O'Neil won the shot put event at the Coach I Open by a large margin with a distance of 12.79 meters on her final throw. Her mark is the best in the Centennial Conference this season and ranks 11th in Division III. She also placed fourth in the weight throw on Saturday.

 

Field Athlete of the Week - December 5, 2016

Jenn Su, Jr, Johns Hopkins
Livingston, N.J./Livingston

Su won the title in the long jump, posting a program indoor record distance of 5.43 m. The junior also finished third in the shot put, recording a distance of 11.75 m. Su captured another title in the meet with a 9.3 HT time in the 60 m hurdles.