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Victoria Flowers Named Athletes Only Athlete of the Week

Date: 
05/12/2008 - 09:54

By John Napolitan- January 7, 2008

It had been a long day at the Brown Invitational, in fact, most teams had already left the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center on the campus of Brown University as Victoria Flowers (Classical HS / RI) stepped into the throwing circle for her next to last throw of the day.

When the 20 pound weight landed, everyone knew it was something special. The officials scurried to get an accurate measure and it became apparent that it was very special--a national record! Flowers throw of 61-00.75, adding just over 2" to Maureen Griffin's 11 year old mark.

For her record performance, Victoria Flowers, has been named Athletes Only Athlete of the Week for the week of January 7.

American Track & Field - Athletes Only magazine will recognize an outstanding performance each week by American high school and college athletes during the 2007 - 2008 school year

Complete list of Athletes of the Week for 2007-08 Sept 10 - Ashley Brasovan (Wellington, FL)
Sept 17 - Kevin Williams (D'Evelyn, CO)
Sept 24 - Joffroi Holcombe (University of Missouri - Rolla)
Oct 1 - Kaleb Kallappa (Columbia River HS, WA)
Oct 8 - Kathy Kroeger (Independence HS, TN)
Oct 14 - Carly Seymour (Central Cambria HS / PA)
Oct 21 - Brittany Somers (Adams State College)
Oct 29 - Josh McDougal (Liberty University VA)
Nov 5 - Ryan Prentice (Mount Rainier HS, WA)
Nov 11 - Chris Derrick (Naperville - Neuqua Valley, IL)
Nov 19 - Josh McDougal (Liberty University VA)
Nov 26 - German Fernandez(Riverbank HS, CA)
Dec 2 - Madeline Morgan (Mountain Brook, AL)
Dec 11 - Jared Randle (PA)

 

 

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