BOSTON - Senior Erin Moore (Nashua, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire's women's outdoor track and field team was named America East Field Performer of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.
Moore had an outstanding personal performance this past Saturday, April 29, at the Wildcat Invitational. The meet was the final competition for Moore and the Wildcats prior to the America East Championships being held this weekend at the University of New Hampshire. Moore threw a personal best in all three of her field events on Saturday and took first place in the shot put with a throw of 42 feet, 7 inches. She also captured second place in the discus throw with a mark of 124-8 and also took second in the hammer throw with a top mark of 158-9.
Moore and the UNH men's and women's teams will be hosting the America East Track and Field Championships this weekend at the Reggie F. Atkins Track and Field Facility. Events start at 2pm on Saturday, May 6 (10 am decathlon/heptathlon) and at 11am on Sunday, May 7 (9 am decathlon/heptathlon).