Monday, April 26, 2010

Pair of Cougars earn Pac-10 Field Event Athletes of the Week...

The Pacific-10 Conference announced that freshman long jumper Stephan Scott-Ellis and hammer thrower Kjirsten Jensen (left/photo courtesy Washington State University) were named male and female field event athletes of the week for the week ending April 25th.

Scott-Ellis, a freshman from Tacoma, won the long jump at the 10th annual Cougar Invitational with a PR leap of 7.43m/24-4 ½.

At the same meet, Jensen, a sophomore from Arlington, placed second in the hammer with a PR toss of 56.49m/185-4. It was the fourth-best throw in Washington State women’s history.

The Cougars host the Huskies in the annual dual meet this Saturday at Mooberry Track in Pullman.

For more information on the Pac-10 Athletes of the Week, please click here.

NOTE: The Pacific 10 Conference contributed to this report.

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