Memorial graduate earns Lone Star Conference honor

Texas A&M-Kingsville's Samantha Alvarez has been named the Lone Star Conference's female Field Athlete of the Week.

Alvarez, a senior Memorial graduate, had a season-best mark of 5 feet, 7 inches in the high jump at the Javelina Twilight Invitational on Saturday at Javelina Stadium.

The height was the third-best in the conference this season.

Alvarez was also first in the pole vault with the second-best conference mark of 11-6.25.

She won the javelin with a throw of 116-11.