Penn State’s Dannielle Gibson was named the Big Ten Women’s Co-Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
The senior from the Bahamas won the triple jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a distance of 43 feet, nine inches. Gibson’s mark ranks second all-time in indoor school history.
She also placed third in the long jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge.
Gibson, ranked No. 2 in the triple jump this season, split the honor with Illinois’ Kandie Bloch-Jones, who finished first in the high jump at the Illini Classic.
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This is Gibson’s first Big Ten Indoor Field weekly award.
Penn State travels to the Rod McCravy Memorial this weekend at University of Kentucky.