Karis Anderson named Red Lion/GNAC Female Field Athlete of the Week
Feb. 11, 2013
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University pole vaulter Karis Anderson has been named the Red Lion/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Female Field Athlete of the Week for Feb. 3-9.
Anderson, a senior from Seattle (graduate of Roosevelt High School), improved her NCAA Division II provisional qualifying mark in the women's pole vault by clearing 11-10 1/2 to place fourth at the University of Washington Open on Sunday.
Anderson set the WWU pole vault record of 12-9 1/2 in placing fifth at indoor nationals last year. She also placed eighth at the 2012 outdoor nationals, setting the school standard of 12-7 1/2 earlier that season, and tied for seventh at nationals in 2011.
The GNAC Indoor Championships are this Friday and Saturday at Nampa, Id
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