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#uttylerwtf Simmons Named ASC Co-Athlete of the Week

April 6, 2014

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April 2, 2014

by Jeff Williford

RICHARDSON -- UT Tyler women's track and field standout Whitney Simmons has been named the American Southwest Conference Co-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Simmons, a freshman, set a new record in the Hammer throw in San Antonio.

Simmons, a White Oak native, won the Hammer throw at the Tiger Relays in San Antonio with a toss of 49.35 meters, a new UT Tyler record. More...