April 30, 2013
STORRS, Conn.- UConn women’s track and field senior standout Victoria Flowers earned the BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. This marks her sixth weekly accolade of her senior campaign.
Flowers was selected for the honor following two impressive performances at the Penn Relays where she captured the title in the hammer with a toss of 64.20m and fourth in the shot put. Her shot put hurl of 16.20m set a new Connecticut all-time record. The senior tops the league in the hammer throw and ranks third in the shot put.
The Huskies, ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Region, are back in action on May 3-5 for the BIG EAST Championships.