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Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week: April 15, 2019

women's outdoor track & field athletes of the week for April 15, 2019

Field Athlete of the Week

Skyler Gauthier (Keene State) - Sophomore – Troy, N.H.
Gauthier was named LEC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week after placing third in the heptathlon at the Silfen Invitational with her total of 4,067 points. She has the top point total in the LEC this season and ranks 20th in the nation. She produced event PRs in the high jump (1.52m), shot put (9.77m) and 100-meter hurdles (16.15).

Rookie Field Athlete of the Week

Hannah Wescott (Plymouth State) - Freshman – St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Wescott was named LEC Outdoor Rookie Field Athlete of the Week award after placing fourth in the heptathlon at the Silfen Invitational with a score of 3,833 points, which ranks her 30th in the nation. She posted school record marks in the 100-meter hurdles (15.78) and high jump (1.55m), added a personal best in the shot put (9.23m) and a season-best time in the 200-mter dash (27.50).

Track Athlete of the Week

Lauren Perkowski (Keene State) – Junior – Plantsville, Conn.
Perkowski was named LEC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week after placing second in the 10,000-meter run at the Silfen Elite Distance Invitational Saturday. Her time of 37:13.57 is the top-time in the LEC this season and ranks her 21st in the nation.

Rookie Track Athlete of the Week

Kim Bowles (Plymouth State) – Freshman – Wonalancet, N.H.
Bowles was named the LEC Outdoor Rookie Track Athlete of the Week after placing six in the 5,000-meter run at the Southern New Hampshire Penmen Relays Saturday, crossing the finish line in a program-record time of 19:09.21. Her time was more than 20 seconds faster than the previous record, and is the top 5K time among LEC rookies.

Relay of the Week

4x400m Relay – Keene State
The Owls 4x400m relay team of junior Nicole De Almeida (Nashua, N.H.), sophomore Chloe Page (Swanzey, N.H.), senior Brittany Gravallese (Merrimack, N.H.) and freshman Amanda Deppert (Tinmouth, Vt.) turned in a time of 4:09.38 at the Silfen Invitational, which was the fastest in the LEC for the week and is the second-fastest 4x400 time in the LEC this season.

PREVIOIUS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK WINNERS

Field Athlete of the Week
March 25 - Adela Kalilwa (Southern Maine)
April 1 - Emma Landroche (Rhode Island College)
April 8 - Adela Kalilwa (Southern Maine)

Rookie Field Athlete of the Week
March 25 - Shannon Parks (Keene State)
April 1 - Shannon Parks (Keene State)
April 8 - Shannon Parks (Keene State)

Track Athlete of the Week
March 25 - Eleni Grammas (Rhode Island College)
April 1 - Hayley Brodeur (Eastern Connecticut)
April 8 - Margaret McCaffrey (Rhode Island College)

Rookie Track Athlete of the Week
March 25 - Ottilie McPhail (Southern Maine)
April 1 - Amanda Deppert (Keene State)
April 8 - Trinity Hayes (Rhode Island College)

Relay of the Week
March 25 - Rhode Island College
April 1 - Rhode Island College
April 8 - Rhode Island College