Murphy and Long named SAA Female Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Murphy and Long named SAA Female Track and Field Athletes of the Week

ATLANTA (March 14, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Tricia Murphy of Sewanee and Allison Long of Hendrix have been named the SAA Women's Track and Field Athletes of the Week.

Track

Tricia Murphy - Sewanee

Murphy ran personal best times in both the 800m and 1500m at the Southern Invitational.  She placed in the top-10 in the 1500m with a time of 5:09.01. That mark was the second-best time as an NCAA Divison III finisher. She also had a top-12 finish in the 800m with a time of 2:31.49.

Field

Allison Long - Hendrix

Long was great last week as she jumped 5.36m in long jump, winning the NCAA Division I UCA Spring Opener by over 20 inches. The mark leads the SAA by 17 inches and is currently third in NCAA Division III.

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