Flowers Earns Second Consecutive BIG EAST Weekly Honor

Flowers tabbed BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week

April 16, 2013

STORRS, Conn.- Senior Victoria Flowers continues to collect conference accolades as she was named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. Flowers has now been awarded the honor five times during her senior campaign.

Flowers took first in the shot put (16.10m) and hammer throw (62.36m) at the UMass Invitational on April 13. The senior’s mark in the hammer throw ranks first in the league by more than four meters and 13th in the nation. Her shot put toss ranks second in the BIG EAST.

The Huskies, ranked first in the Northeast Region, are back in action on Saturday, April 20, at the Princeton Invitational.