Grinnell, IA – Eva Laun-Smith, a freshman for the Beloit College Track & Field team from Beloit (Memorial), has earned Midwest Conference Track Performer of the Week honors. The Conference Office announced the recognition this afternoon.
Laun-Smith set a new school record in the 60-meter hurdles as she crossed the tape in 9.59. The freshman took third in the event at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitational. She also set a new school record in the triple jump with a leap of 36’ 11 3/4”. With that mark, Laun-Smith earned the conference’s field honor and sits atop the MWC rankings and also ninth nationally.
The Bucs head to the UW-Parkside Ranger Relays this Friday, field events start at 2:30 and running events begin at 3:30pm.