Athletes of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Veronika Karpenko

State College’s Veronika Karpenko is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
State College’s Veronika Karpenko is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week. CDT file photo

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.

She also won the District 6 Class AAA title in the long jump and was runner-up in the triple jump.

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