Kristen Brown Named MW T&F Athlete of the Week

Kristen Brown was named the MW Women's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week.

March 25, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State's Kristen Brown has been named the Mountain West Women's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced this morning. The award, the first of Brown's career, is for the meets held from March 13-23.

A junior, Brown won the pole vault at the UCSD Collegiate Challenge in La Jolla, Calif., on March 15 with a mark of 13 feet, 8 ¼ inches (4.17 meters). The height, which beat out 18 other competitors, currently leads the Mountain West, is second in the west region and third in the nation.

Brown is the defending Mountain West champion in the pole vault, winning the event with a mark of 13-07.25 last year. She also won the 2013 indoor pole vault at the conference championships, and is a two-time indoor champion in the 60-meter hurdles (2013-14).

SDSU plays host to the three-day 36th annual Aztec Invitational, beginning Thursday.

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