Red-shirt junior Hannah Carson was named the Big 12 Female Track Athlete of the Week.

The Chandler, Arizona native won three different throwing events at the Texas Tech Open this past weekend.

Carson won the javelin throw with a heave of 54.06m/177-4, which matches the third best throw in school history. Carson is the top-rated javelin thrower in the Big 12 Conference.

Carson also won the shot put (14.19m/46-6.75) and the discus (49.61m/162-09) on Saturday.

This is the third-straight Big 12 Athlete of the Week award for the Red Raiders, after JaCorian Duffield won the award last week, and Chris Caldwell took the honor the week before that. This is the first time Carson has won this award, indoors or outdoors.

This is now the seventh combined Big 12 weekly award between the indoor and outdoor seasons won by the Tech men and women in 2015. The previous program high for a single season was five

The No. 10 Red Raiders and No. 14 Lady Raiders will be in action this Saturday at the ACU Wes Kittley Invitational, which will be held in Abilene, Texas.

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