Chambers Named Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete Of The Week

April 19, 2010

Freshman Lauren Chambers, who set the U.S. Junior Hammer Throw Record this weeked at the Mt. SAC Relays, was named the Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Week today (April 19).

Chambers won the women's University/Open hammer throw competition at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 16 with a U.S. Junior hammer throw record of 206-5 (62.93m). She actually broke the record twice as her first throw was 203-7 (62.05), but before her implement was returned by the officials who had whisked it off to verity that it was legal, she broke the mark again with her back-up implement.

Chambers' mark leads the Pac-10 and ranks sixth in the nation. She also moved from sixth to fourth on USC's all-time hammer throw list.

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