Women's Outdoor Track and Field Team Receive Another Honor

May 19, 2009

RUSTON -- The members of the Louisiana Tech women's outdoor track and field team were named LATechSports.com Student-Athletes of the Week on Monday after they won their fifth straight outdoor conference title.

The Western Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships took place May 13-16 in Logan, Utah.

The Lady Techsters recorded eight first place finishes and dominated their competition by winning the title by 21.5 points.

Nadia Alexander, Antoinette Cobb, Stacia Hanneman, Chasidee Lewis-Baker, Kamelia Stroy and Quatisha Williams, a double winner, all won their respective individual events. The women's 4x100 relay team consisting of Lewis-Baker, Hanneman, Lashannda Worthy and Monique Wright finished first while setting a new venue record.

Brittney Guy, Tierah Hall and Wright took home second place honors.

At the conclusion of the championship, 12 Techsters were named to the All-WAC First Team and five received second team honors.



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