April 6, 2010

LATHROP EARNS WEEKLY HONORS FOR WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field senior, Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.) was named America East Field Performer of the Week for the week ending April 4, the conference announced Tuesday.

Lathrop won a pair of throwing events at the Wildcat Invitational on April 3. She claimed first in both the discus and the hammer throw with tosses of 41.29m and 50.17m, respectively. Lathrop tops the conference performance list in both events.

UNH has now won all three Field Performer of the Week awards on the young season, as Lathrop’s classmate, Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.), earned the first two March 23 and 30.

The Wildcats return to action Saturday, April 10 at 11 a.m. when they play host to the Wildcat Invitational II at Reggie F. Atkins Track.

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