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IRVING, Texas – Rice senior jumper Cybil Obiozor was named the Conference USA Co-Female Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday.
The Pearland, Texas native placed second overall in the triple jump at last week’s Leonard Hilton Invitational, with a leap of 12.47m (40-11.00) on her final attempt. Obiozor’s jump of 12.47m leads all of C-USA and is good enough for 23rd nationally.
The award is Obiozor’s second C-USA Athlete of the Week award of her career. Obiozor and the Owls will next compete at the Houston Invitational, Jan. 27-28.