Markos Named ECAC New England Women's Field Athlete of the Week

Markos Named ECAC New England Women's Field Athlete of the Week

Danbury, Conn. - February 8, 2017 - Springfield College's Carly Markos (Wallkill, N.Y.) has been recognized for her record-breaking performance at the Dartmouth Classic this past weekend, as she was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Women's Field Athlete of the Week, announced on Wednesday. 

Competing against opponents from all NCAA Divisions, Markos took first overall in the weight throw, as she posted a heave of 59 feet, 4.25 inches to break the Springfield College women's indoor track and field school record of 55 feet, 9.25 inches, set by Fatima Rose in 2010. Markos also finished fifth in shot put with a throw of 40 feet, 7 inches.

Springfield College will next compete in the Boston University Valentine's Invitational next Saturday on Feb. 11, in Boston, Mass.