BOSTON - Chia-Ling Wu (Merrimack, N.H.), a senior on the University of New Hampshire women's track and field team, was announced as America East Women's Field Performer of the Week award by the conference on Tuesday.
This past weekend, UNH hosted its first Wildcat Invitational of the 2006 season. The Wildcats competed against six other teams at the non-scoring meet, and Wu topped them all in the women's hammer throw event. Wu threw a top mark of 48.40 meters to win the event over 20 other competitors. Wu set the pace for the throwers for the rest of the meet with her victory.
The Wildcats will be hosting their second Wildcat Invitational this Saturday, April 15, starting at 12 p.m. at the Reggie F. Atkins Track and Field Facility.