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Adabelle Ekechukwu, Women's Track & Field

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Adabelle Ekechukwu of the women’s track and field team has been named the COOP Athlete of the Week.

Ekechukwu was named the women’s field Most Outstanding Performer at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships after setting the Ancient Eight record for the women’s weight throw and helping the women win their first Ivy title since 2000.

The junior broke her own mark on her final throw of the event, tossing the weight 20.83 meters (68-4.25 feet) to improve upon her throw of 20.11 meters at the HYP meet earlier this month. In addition to being an Ancient Eight record, it was also a meet record and school record.

Click here for the complete list of COOP Athletes of the Week.