Wildcat Sports

Labonté wins honor for second straight week

Arizona women’s track and field athlete Julie Labonté was named the Pac-12 Women’s Field Athlete of the Week by the conference.

This is the Quebec native’s second-straight week being named to the honor.

On Saturday Labonté came in first place in the shot put at the ASU Invitational. She posted a season-best and national-best 17.24 meters in the shot put.

At the ASU Invitational she also came in first place with a person-best in the discus. Her toss of 56.84 meters is the fourth farthest in the country. She defeated defending NCAA Champion Anna Jelmini of ASU.

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