Bonsaint Named America East Field Athlete of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Senior captain Caroline Bonsaint (Hampton, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire women's track and field team was named America East Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Bonsaint earned AE Field Athlete of the Week honors after registering two top-three finishes for UNH during Saturday's UNH-Holy Cross home dual meet at Paul Sweet Oval.

The senior opened the meet with a third-place finish in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.80 seconds. Bonsaint followed with a victory in the long jump event, notching a leap of 16-feet and 1.7-inches to claim first. This is the first weekly honor for Bonsaint in her career. 

The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Jan. 24 when it competes at the Joe Donahue Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, Mass.

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