Track & Field
Marie Ahlander Earns Athlete of the Week Honor



Feb. 14, 2001

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Tulane University sophomore Marie Ahlander (Stockholm, Sweden) was named the Conference USA Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week the league announced on Tuesday.

Ahlander won the triple jump at last weekend's prestigious Canon Classic in Indianapolis, Ind. In addition, to winning the meet, her jump of 13.23 meters exceeded the automatic qualifying mark for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The NCAA standard is 13.15 meters. Ahlander follows freshman teammate Nadja Petersen (Stockholm, Sweden), who earned the conference honor two weeks ago.

The Tulane indoor track and field team is back in action on Friday, competeing at the LSU Twilight Invitational in Baton Rouge.




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