Hughes Earns Adidas OVC Field Athlete of the Week
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Hughes Earns Adidas OVC Field Athlete of the Week

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the sixth time this season, Tennessee State track and field junior Amber Hughes (Atlanta, Ga.) was honored by the Ohio Valley Conference with a weekly award, winning Adidas OVC Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.

Hughes won the triple jump at the Memphis Invitational with a personal record distance of 13.46m (44’2”). Her distance is the best in the OVC this season and currently ranks second in the nation. The mark made the Olympic Trial Standard for the U.S. Olympic Team.

Next up, Tennessee State hosts the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on May 13-14 at the Edward S. Temple Track on campus.

OVC Awards This Season
% Jan. 13 - Amber Hughes - Field Athlete of the Week
% Jan. 20 - Amber Hughes - Co-Track Athlete of the Week | Clairwin Dameus - Field Athlete of the Week
% Jan. 27 - Amber Hughes - Track Athlete of the Week | Clairwin Dameus - Field Athlete of the Week
March 23 – Amber Hughes – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
March 30 – Clairwin Dameus – Field Athlete of the Week
April 6 – Amber Hughes – Co-Track Athlete of the Week | Clairwin Dameus – Field Athlete of the Week
April 12 – Clairwin Dameus – Field Athlete of the Week
May 4 – Amber Hughes – Field Athlete of the Week

% Indicates Awards from the Indoor Season

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