NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee State Tigerbelle Amber Hughes was named OVC Female Field Athlete of the Week by the conference office, Wednesday.
Hughes finished second of 42 competitors in the triple jump at this past weekend's Alabama Relays. Her leap of 41’0.5” is a personal best and tops the OVC list this year while also ranking fourth in the nation.
This week marked the first of the OVC weekly awards. Quamel Prince was also nominated for the Male Track Athlete of the Week.
The track and field teams will next compete in the Black & Gold Relays at Vanderbilt this weekend.