LMP Alum Abby Hani (Texas State) Named Sun Belt Athlete of Week!
5/3/17 – Honored as one of Sun Belt Conference’s Athletes of the Week, LMP alum Abby Hani is closing out a strong senior season in Track and Field at Texas State. Hani had a busy weekend competing in six events in her final home meet of her collegiate career.
Next up for Texas State is the SBC Outdoor Championships that will be held at Maverick Stadium on the campus of UTA from May 12-14. Keep up with Abby online at www.txstatebobcats.com or on Twitter @TxStateTrack.
The senior set a personal best in the long jump with a leap of 6.28m (20-7.25). It is the second best jump in the SBC this year and ranks fifth in school history. Other field events she competed in were the javelin throw (22.22m; 72-11) and shot put (11.06m; 36-3.5) in preparation for the heptathlon at the conference championships.
The Lake Mary, Florida native also ran in the 200m, 100m hurdles and a leg in the 4×100m relay. She set personal bests in the 200m (24.45) and 100m hurdles (13.95) with her hurdles mark ranking fifth in the league. Hani ran the anchor leg for the 4×100m relay post the fastest time in the SBC this season and the second all-time in Bobcat history in 45.01.