UWS' Vinokur Named WIAC Athlete of the Week

By KBJR News 1

UWS' Vinokur Named WIAC Athlete of the Week

April 30, 2013 Updated Apr 30, 2013 at 5:43 PM CST

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- UW-Superior sophomore Vicki Vinokur has been named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women's outdoor track and field athlete of the week, it was announced on Tuesday.

Vinokur set a new program record this past weekend at the Saint Mary's Open, posting a shot put throw of 42 feet, 9 inches to win the event.

The Yellowjackets sophomore thrower is currently ranked fifth in the WIAC in shot put and eighth in the hammer throw.

She and UW-Superior will next be in action at the WIAC outdoor championships, which are scheduled for May 3-4 in La Crosse, Wis.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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