Tyler Claims Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Lees-McRae College's Erin Tyler has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Women's Track Athlete of the Week during week number four in the 2010 outdoor season.

The Senior heptathlon athlete competed in the her second heptathlon of the season for the Lees-McRae track team, this time setting a new school record with 3,694 points and finishing sixth at the meet.

On the first day of meet she competed in the 100m hurdles and finished with a time of 17.05, the high jump with a height of 1.42m, the shot put with a distance of 9.56m and the 200m with a time of 28.05. On day two, she started with the long jump with a distance of 4.72m, the javelin with a distance of 28.30m and the 800m with a time of 2:45.41.