Female Athlete of the Week: Veronika Karpenko

May 25, 2014 

State College Area’s Veronika Karpenko is the Centre Daily Times Female Athlete of the Week.

Karpenko set a personal best in placing third in the triple jump on Saturday in the PIAA Class AAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University.

On her first jump of the day, Karpenko soared to 39 feet. The jump shattered the sophomore’s personal best of 37-10, which had broken her previous best by more than a foot, as she placed second in the District 6 Championships in Altoona.

Karpenko also finished 12th in the PIAA long jump.

See the CDT’s online photo gallery from the PIAA Championships at www.centredaily.com.

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