Emili Named MAAC Track And Field Performer Of The Week

Dec. 4, 2012

EDISON, N.J. - Loyola University Maryland freshman Uchechukwu Emili has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Women's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week, as announced by the league office Tuesday.

Emili set a Loyola school record in the indoor weight throw in her first collegiate meet. She recorded a mark of 36'9" at the Lehigh Season-Opener on Friday night in Bethlehem, Pa.

The New City, N.Y., native also threw 32'11.75" in the shot put at the event.

This marks the first career weekly award for Emili.

The Greyhounds will return to action on January 11, 2013 when they head to New York City for the NYC Gotham Cup.