Bjornsson named Red Lion/GNAC Female Field Athlete of the Week

Tanya Bjornsson

Feb. 17, 2014

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University long jumper Tanya Bjornsson has been named Red Lion/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Female Field Athlete of the Week for Feb. 9-16.

Bjornsson, a senior from Ferndale, finished second at the UW Husky Classic with a NCAA Division II provisional national qualifying leap of 18-8 1/2. She has a career-best of 18-9 1/4, one of only four athletes in GNAC history to jump that far.