GORHAM, Maine -- Sophomore Jennifer Durham (Doylestown, Penn./Central Bucks West) of the University of Southern Maine women's outdoor track and field team has been named the Little East Conference women's Field Athlete of the Week for the week of May 9-15. The conference made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Competing at the NEICAAA (New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association) Championships held at Southern Connecticut State University, Durham posted a career best outdoor mark in the shot put with a throw of 11.55 meters (37-10 3/4) to finish 18th overall. Durham also competed in the discus finishing 16th with a throw of 36.19 meters (118-9). The weekly citation was the first of Durham's collegiate career.
Durham (discus) will be among the USM competitors participating in the ECAC Division III Outdoor Championships this Thursday and Friday at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Penn.