Colorado's Emily Hunsucker was named the Pac-12 women's field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

The senior garnered the award for notching the best hammer throw mark in the NCAA at the Jerry Quiller Classic over the weekend. Hunsucker threw 212 feet, 11 inches in her first throw of the outdoor season, breaking the CU and Potts Field records. She held the previous CU record of 207-10, which she set last year.

Hunsucker's mark of 212-11 is two feet further than the next best throw in the NCAA. Northern Arizona's Lauren Stuart threw 210-11 on March 21 at the UC Irvine Spring Break meet.

This is the third time Hunsucker has been named the Pac-12 women's field Athlete of the Week. She won it twice during the 2013 season.



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