Lamara Distin wins SEC Athlete of the Week Honors

Texas A&M observe & subject All-American Lamara Distin was named the US Monitor & Area Cross Nation Coaches Affiliation Nationwide Athlete of the Week and the Southeastern Convention Area Athlete of the Week, the organizations introduced Tuesday (3 Could).

Lamara Distin set a world-leading excessive bounce clearance of 6-5.5/1.97m to win the Texas A&M Alumni Muster. The profitable bounce moved her to No. 4 on the all-time collegiate listing and bettered her earlier faculty report and Jamaican nationwide report. The Hanover, Jamaica, native, has cleared 6-4/1.93m in 4 of the 5 meets entered, together with two meets leaping over 6-5/1.96m.

The nationwide accolade marks the third time this season a member of the ladies’s workforce has received the weekly honor. Senior Avi’Tal Wilson-Perteete was acknowledged on March 22 after breaking the 600m collegiate report and Charokee Younger received the award on April 5 after clocking a world-leading 400m time.

It marks the second SEC Area Athlete of the Week honor received by Distin and the eleventh time an Aggie has been acknowledged with a weekly accolade by the league this yr.

Texas A&M takes every week off from competitors earlier than touring to Oxford, Mississippi, to compete within the SEC Championships Could 12-14.

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