Turner Awarded WAC Athlete
Tanea Turner earned WAC Track Athlete of the Week.
Tanea Turner earned WAC Track Athlete of the Week.

March 13, 2012

By Brienne Doan

DENVER, Colo. - After competing in a dual meet versus Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo last weekend, the Western Athletic Conference named Tanea Turner the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, for the week of March 5-11.

Turner, a sophomore from Lemoore, Calif. (Lemoore HS), stepped it up in the absence of teammates Breeauna Thompson and Shanelle Stephens falling ill as Cal Poly hosted Fresno State over the weekend.

Turner won the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.41 and placed second in the 100-meters. She was also a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished first with a time of 47.25.

Nevada's Deborah Amoah, won the Field Athlete of the Week.

Other track nominees included: Kashae Knox, Nevada.
Other field nominees included: J'Quyra Moncur-Blue, Fresno State.

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