By Kenny Bybee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
IRVING, Texas – Rice redshirt sophomore sprinter Hannah Jackson was named the Conference USA Female Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday (1/30/18).
A native of Sulphur, La., Jackson was a standout at last week’s Houston Invitational, winning the 400m dash and placing third in the 60m dash. Jackson established PR’s in both events, running 56.54 (7th in C-USA) in the 400m dash and 7.47 (3rd in C-USA) in the semifinals of the 60m dash.
This is Jackson’s first career C-USA Athlete of the Week award. The Owls will be back in action this weekend at Texas A&M when they partake in the Charlie Thomas Invitational, Feb. 2-3.