WWU's Bjornsson named Female Field Athlete of the Week


Western Washington University women's long jumper Tanya Bjornsson has been named Red Lion/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Female Field Athlete of the Week for Feb. 9-16.

Bjornsson, a senior from Ferndale, finished second at the UW Husky Classic with a NCAA Division II provisional national qualifying leap of 18-8 1/2. She has a career-best of 18-9 1/4, one of only four athletes in GNAC history to jump that far.

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