Rogers Wins Pac-12 Award After Record-Setting Throw
BERKELEY – After her tremendous performance at the 2022 Stanford Invitational on April 1, California track & field hammer thrower Camryn Rogers has been named the Pac-12 Women's Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference on Tuesday morning.
"Camryn really is the consummate professional," said Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Robyne Johnson. "She works so hard for everything she has – she's talented, yes, but it's not luck that got her to where she is today."
Rogers' throw of 74.18m (243-4) earned her a Stanford Invitational meet record and a Cobb Track and Angell Field facility record, as well as ranking No. 2 in the world for the 2022 outdoor season. All six of her throws in the contest would have topped this year's collegiate list, which she currently leads by over nine feet.
A two-time NCAA champion in the hammer throw and the current collegiate record holder, Rogers most recently capped off her indoor season with a third-place finish in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships. She competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last summer, taking fifth place for the highest-ever finish by a Canadian in the event.
Rogers and the No. 15 Golden Bears will return to action this Saturday, April 9, at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at Cal's Edwards Stadium. The first event is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. PT, with a ceremony honoring the team's seniors beforehand.
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