CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East conference announced Tuesday that junior Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.), of the University of New Hampshire women’s indoor track and field team, was named America East Women’s Indoor Track Performer of the Week for the week ending Dec. 7.
Lathrop broke UNH’s school record and finished first at the opening meet of the year with an ECAC Championship-qualifying toss of 54 feet, 4.75 inches in the weight throw. Lathrop beat out 18 other competitors for the victory at the Husky Winter Carnival at the Reggie Lewis Center.
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Dec. 13 at noon when they open the newly renovated Paul Sweet Oval by hosting the University of Maine.