ELMHURST, Ill. - South Dakota sophomore Bethany Buell has been named the Summit League Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. It is the second honor of the outdoor season for Buell. Buell earns honors after setting a school record in the pole vault at the Long Beach State Invitational Saturday in Norwalk, Calif. Buell cleared a height of 14-3 ½ — beating the school record by one inch – to win the event. The height is third-best in the nation this season and also a personal-best. Buell is ranked No. 1 in the Summit League in the pole vault and second in the West Region.
(Courtesy USD Sports Information and Summit League)
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