PAWTUCKET, R.I. – After a school record-breaking performance in the long jump, Bronwen Hopwood of the Castleton women's indoor track and field team has been named the Little East Conference (LEC) Indoor Track and Field Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb. 3.
Hopwood smashed her previous record in the long jump with a fourth-place distance of 4.85 meters (15'11") at the Panther Invitational on Saturday.
The senior, in her first season with the track and field program, also picked up a top-10 finish in the 400-meter dash where she placed seventh with a time of 1:04.10 and was 15th out of 35 in the 60-meter dash in 8.73 seconds.
The Hinesburg, Vermont native rounded out her day as part of the 4x200-meter relay team that was sixth with a time of 1:57.71.
Castleton will return to Plymouth State on Saturday, Feb. 16 for the Little East Conference Championships set to commence at 11:30 a.m.