Peters Named HL Field Athlete of the Week

VU-Peters-Named-HL-Field-Athlete-of-the-WeekJunior pole vaulter Sarah Peters (LaGrange, Ill./Lyons Townships) was named the Horizon League Female Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.

At the IPFW Duals last Friday, she set a new meet record with her height of 3.50m/11-5.75 en route to her first title of the year. The Valpo standard-holder broke the previous meet record by over 11 inches.

Peters makes it back-to-back Athlete of the Week winners for Valpo as senior jumps specialist Jazmin Taylor (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) won the award last week. Peters also holds the top mark in the Horizon League by four inches.

Peters and the Crusaders return to competition this Friday when they travel to the University of Findlay for the Findlay Open.