Girard, Arvie Voted Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

first_imgWomen’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week – Alanna Arvie, McNeese – So. – Oberlin, La.Arvie set a new personal record in the weight throw for the third straight week while improving her Southland-best mark to 58-6.75, finishing second overall at the Samford Invitational. Her finish was the top of all collegiate competitors. She also placed second in the shot put with a mark of 43-11.75 to boost her to No. 3 in the league rankings. Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week – Allyson Girard, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Gilbert, Ariz.Girard clocked an altitude-adjusted sub-five minute in the mile run at the Texas Tech Invitational – the fastest time in the conference this year by over 10 seconds. Her pace was good for her second event win and her second program record-setting performance of the current season. Both teams are back in action this weekend, with McNeese hosting the McNeese Indoor II on Friday and the Islanders heading to the Houston Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots. Southland Indoor Track & Field Weekly RecapFRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi junior Allyson Girard and McNeese sophomore Alanna Arvie are the Southland Conference Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by Honorable Mention: Sarea Alexander, UIW; Sashane Hanson, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Honorable Mention: Grace McKenzie, McNeese; Dominique Allen, UIW.last_img

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