Memorial graduate earns Lone Star Conference honor
By ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
April 19, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.
Updated April 18, 2013 at 11:19 p.m.
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.