NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Mercer High graduate and Westminster senior Meghan Parker was named Presidents’ Athletic Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, while Lakeview alum and Waynesburg sophomore Michaela Rose nabbed Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honors.
Parker secured a pair of top-11 finishes at Youngstown State’s Collegiate Invitational Friday. She was 10th in the shot put with a throw of 40 feet, 8.25 inches (12.40m), and 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 48-07.25 (14.81m). Parker’s effort in the weight throw tops the PAC’s performance list and ranks 45th in NCAA Division III. Her throw in the shot put is No. 2 in the league and 34th in Division III.
Rose, meanwhile, notched a third-place finish in the 200 with a time of 27.42 seconds and a fourth-place finish in the 55 with a time of 7.58 at Marietta’s Pioneer Invitational Saturday. Both times established school records and were the best efforts by an NCAA Division III competitor in those respective events. Rose’s time in the 200 tops the league’s performance list, while her 60 converted time (8.17) is No. 2 in the PAC.