NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Senior thrower Laina Boggs (Frankfurt, Ind. / Frankfurt) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week.
Boggs earned a first-place finish in the javelin throw this past weekend at the AJ Cody Invitational hosted at Ohio Northern. Laina led the competition with a top throw of 30.99 meters (101' 8")
During the 2019 outdoor season, Boggs has three first-place finishes, three runner-up finishes and one fourth-place finish across four meets. Heading into this week's HCAC Outdoor Championships, Laina has the best qualifying mark in the shot put (12.06m – 39' 7"), and the second-best qualifying mark in the javelin throw (37.37m -122' 7").
The HCAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will begin on Friday April 26 at Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio.