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Laun-Smith Named MWC Field Performer of the Week

January 16, 2018

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.