Mandela Graves-Fulgham Named ECAC Track Athlete of the Week


Mandela Graves-Fulgham Named ECAC Athlete of the Week

STORRS, Conn. (February 15, 2007) - Sophomore Mandela Graves-Fulgham (Shutesbury, Mass.) has been named the Track Athlete of the Week by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) for the week of February 13, 2007.

Graves-Fulgham broke the school record in the 400m dash at the St. Valentine Invitational with a time of 54.72. Her time broke the school record sophomore Alyssa Evering (Bel Air, Md.) had previously set just one week earlier at the Yale Invitational with a time of 55.34.

Graves-Fulgham along with 18 other team members will compete at the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend, Feb. 17-18, in Akron, Ohio.