YORK, Pa. - York College women's track & field sophomore standout Laura Rowlands was named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office earlier this week. This marks the third time in the 2011-2012 academic year that Rowlands has been recognized with the weekly honor.
The sophomore put together a terrific performance last Saturday at the Greyhound Invitational hosted by Moravian. Rowlands placed in the top-ten in three individuals events, including two top-five finishes, while she also helped the Spartans to a new program record in the 4x100 relay.
Her highest finish came in the triple jump where she registered a third-place 11.05-meter (36' 3") distance. Taking fourth in the high jump at 1.57 meters (5' 1.75"), Rowlands took tenth overall in the long jump with a leap of 5.07 meters (16' 7.75").