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Victoria Flowers Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week

Flowers named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week

April 9, 2013

STORRS, Conn.- UConn women’s track and field standout Victoria Flowers was tabbed BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday morning. This marks Flowers’ first honor the 2013 outdoor season.

Flowers, earning her fourth league accolade of her senior season, posted two first place marks in the shot put and hammer throw at the UConn Spring Invite. The Providence, R.I. native finished first in the shot put with a toss of 15.76m and won the hammer with a hurl of 60.08m. She currently ranks second in the conference in the shot put and first in the hammer.

Connecticut, ranked first in the Northeast Region, is back in action on Friday and Saturday at the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays.