Eckerson Named NE10 Field Rookie of the Week

Freshman Katherine Eckerson (Simsbury, Conn. / Westminster School) of the Assumption women's track & field team has been named NE10 Field Rookie of the Week for her performance at the Sorlien Memorial Invitation.

Eckerson recorded a pair of top-10 finishes at URI over the weekend, leaping 15 feet, 9 inches in the long jump to finish 10th, before placing ninth in the triple jump with a distance of 33 feet, 11.25 inches. The Simsbury, Connecticut native will look to continue her strong performances when the Hounds travel to Boston to compete in the John Thomas Terrier Classic Invitational.

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