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2014-04-01 Blucker POW
2014-04-01 Blucker POW

Blucker picks up CCAC weekly honor

Author: Dave Laketa
Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at 12:44 PM

CHICAGO --- Olivet Nazarene University's Amy Blucker (Galesburg, Ill.) set a new school record in the hammer throw to garner the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week honors for her performances during the week of March 24-30, it was announced on Tuesday.

Blucker, a sophomore, was named the CCAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week after setting the ONU mark in the hammer throw with a toss of 51.15 meters.  That bested the field of 70 competitors at the Washington (Mo.) University Invitational on Friday.  It was also an "A" standard qualifying effort, ranking as the fifth-best throw in the NAIA this year.