State College girls’ indoor track & field athlete Veronika Karpenko is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
Karpenko, a jumper, turned in a pair of fine performances at the State College Track & Invitational on Thursday.
The junior captured first place in the long jump, leaping 16 feet, 10 inches. She also took second place in the triple jump with leap of 35-9 1/2.
Karpenko placed third in the triple jump and 12th in the long jump in the PIAA Championships last May.
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She also won the District 6 Class AAA title in the long jump and was runner-up in the triple jump.