BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State track and field senior Amber Hughes (Atlanta, Ga.) continued her standout season by earning adidas Ohio Valley Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this outdoor season, it was announced on Wednesday by the league office.
Hughes earned the award after winning the triple jump at the Georgia Tech Invitational over the weekend. Her mark of 13.34m (43’9.25”) was more than four feet past the second-place finisher. It was the second time this outdoor season that Hughes has surpassed 13 meters in the triple jump.
Hughes and the Tigerbelles return to action for the Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational on April 28-29 in Louisville, Ky.
TSU Women’s Outdoor Track and Field OVC 2016-17 Award
March 29 – Amber Hughes – Field Athlete of the Week
April 12 – Amber Hughes – Field Athlete of the Week
April 26 – Amber Hughes – Field Athlete of the Week