Athalia Smith Named NEC Women's Field Athlete of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) - Athalia Smith (New Britain, CT) has been named Northeast Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week.

The senior won the hammer throw at the UConn Women's Invitational on Saturday with the best performance by an NEC thrower thus far this season.  Her winning toss of 56.82m (186' 5") catapulted Smith atop the NEC leader board and into 15th place in the entire NCAA East Region.