By Kenny Bybee (email@example.com)
C-USA Complete Release
IRVING, Texas – Rice senior vaulter McKenzie Johnson was named the Conference USA Female Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.
A native of San Diego, Calif., Johnson placed second overall (first among all collegiate competitors) with a clearance of 4.10m (13-05.25) at the Houston Invitational this past weekend. Johnson’s mark is tops among all C-USA competitors this indoor season.
Johnson won the C-USA Indoor title in 2013, followed by second and fourth place finishes in 2014 and 2015, respectively. This award was Johnson’s first C-USA weekly honor of her career.
The Owls will be in College Station this weekend competing at the Charlie Thomas Invitational, Feb. 5-6.