ASHEVILLE, N.C.. --
Union College women's track & field's Helen Weber
was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference's Field Athlete of the Week for the period ending April 15, the league announced today.
Weber earned this week's honor, the first of her career, after taking part in two events at the Cumberlands (Ky.) Invitational this past Saturday.
Her highest finish ame in the high jump, where she placed fourth with a mark of four feet, 7.75 inches. Weber also took part in the long jump, and finished 11th with a leap of 13 feet, 9.25 inches.
Weber and both the UC men's and women's track & field teams return to action this Thursday, participating in the 2012 AAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Johnson City, Tenn.