Linnen Named Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Feb. 27, 2003

Junior Amy Linnen was named Division I track and field athlete of the week by the Division I coaches section of the United States Track Coaches Association. Linnen earned the honor after taking the lead on the NCAA descending order lists in the women's pole vault.

Linnen's vault of 14 feet, 4 � inches (4.39m) helped her win the conference title at the Mountain Pacific Indoor Conference Championships on Feb. 21. She is the defending NCAA indoor champion and the current collegiate NCAA indoor record holder in the pole vault (14-10 �).

The junior vaulter will compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. from March 14-15 to defend her NCAA title.


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