Orban Named Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete Of The Week
May 4, 2009
LOS ANGELES - USC senior hammer thrower Eva Orban was named Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Week today (May 4) for the week of April 27-May 3. Orban won her fourth consecutive Dual Meet hammer throw competition, breaking her meet record in the event and helping the Trojans to a Dual Meet sweep of the Bruins for the first time.
The defending NCAA champion Orban got the Trojans off to a good start in the Dual Meet by winning the hammer competion on May 1 at Mt.SAC with a meet-record throw of 226-10 (69.15m). Orban held the old meet record of 215-0 set in 2007. The mark was her best this season and it is the longest throw among college hammer specialists this season.