Alguire, West of SU Track & Field Honored by Conference

Alguire, West of SU Track & Field Honored by Conference

TOWSON, Md. – Susquehanna track & field athletes Gabby Alguire and Ashley West were honored by the Landmark Conference on Monday. Alguire, a sophomore, was named the Female Field Athlete of the Week and West, a senior, earned Female Track Athlete of the Week recognition.

Alguire won the javelin at Saturday's 32nd-Annual Jim Taylor Invitational, hosted by SU. Alguire placed first out of 33 competitors across all three NCAA Divisions with a throw of 155'7", one inch shy of her personal best. That throw currently stands at the top mark among all NCAA Division III competitors.

Meanwhile, West won the 1500 meter run by a six-second margin with a time of 4:41.15. She also earned second in the 400 meter run with a personal-best time of 59.14. Currently, West is first in the 1500 and second in the 400 among all Landmark Conference runners.

The team returns to action on April 2 the Millersville Metrics meet.