Collatz Named Pac-12 Women's Field Athlete Of The Week

    Alexandra Collatz

    April 29, 2014

    Junior discus thrower Alexandra Collatz was named the Pac-12 Women's Field Athlete of the Week for the period of April 21-27 it was announced by commissioner Larry Scott today (April 29).

    The 2013 All-American Collatz had a mark of 187-4 (57.09m) at the Triton Invitational on April 25. Collatz had the top collegiate throw and seventh overall in the invitational discus competition. Her throw was just two inches off her PR of 187-6 which ranks second all-time by a Trojan woman. Collatz currently ranks fifth in the discus throw among college women.

    Collatz is the fifth Trojan to win Pac-12 weekly honors, as hammer thrower Remington Conatser (March 17-23) and decathlete Viktor Fajoyomi (March 24-30) were named Pac-12 Men's Field Athletes of the Week, Jessica Davis (March 17-23) was named Women's Track Athlete of the Week and Aleec Harris (April 14-20) was named Men's Track Athlete of the Week.