Penn State senior Brian Leap was selected as the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
Leap, a Bellwood native, cleared 53-4 1/2 to win the triple jump at the Texas Invitational last Saturday. It was good for the third-best mark in the country and ranks third in program history.
The Nittany Lions compete at the Stanford Twilight in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday.
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