March 15, 2003
USIís Boberg leaps to All-America status,
Eaglesí first female track and field All-American
Freshman high jumper Abby Boberg (Bicknell, Indiana) became the University of Southern Indianaís first womenís indoor track and field performer to earn All-America honors after finishing in a tie for sixth at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday afternoon in Boston, Massachusetts.
Boberg jumped 5 feet, 5.75 inches (1.67 meters) to place her as the top freshman in the event and give the USI womenís squad their first score at nationals in the programís history.
Earning All-America accolades adds to what is becoming an impressive resume in Bobergís first season with the Screaming Eagles. Boberg has recorded five first-place finishes, including a GLVC Championship, and earned All-GLVC honors. She holds the school-record and the GLVC Indoor Championship record in the high jump.
USI will start the outdoor season Saturday, March 29, when they run a split squad at the North Carolina State Invitational in Raleigh, North Carolina, and at the Gerald England Track and Field Invitational in Indianapolis, Indiana.
USIís Cooksey finishes 11th despite record performance,
One spot away from finals
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