APSU Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team junior pole vaulter Savannah Amato was named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week, Wednesday.
Amato, of Delaware, Ohio, set the Austin Peay record in the pole vault en route to winning the event at the Samford January Open, Saturday, posting a mark of 4.15 meters (13-7.25).
That mark is the best in the Ohio Valley Conference this season and tied for 15th best mark in Division I during the indoor season.
The weekly honor is the first by a Governors track and field athlete this season. It also is Amato’s third career indoor weekly honor.
Amato and the Governors return to action this weekend at the Thundering Herd Invitational, Friday, at Marshall in Huntington, West Virginia.