BAPTISTA NAMED C-USA FEMALE TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Feb. 4, 2014
IRVING, Texas - Sophomore runner Rachel Baptista was named Conference USA Female Track Athlete of the Week, announced by the league on Tuesday.
Baptista finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Razorback Invitational on Friday with a conference best time of 16:27.64.
The Austin, Texas native's time was the second fastest in school history and the 10th fastest time in the country, according to tfrrs.org.
This is her first indoor C-USA weekly award in her career.
The Golden Hurricane returns to action on from Feb. 14-15 for the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.
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