Murray dubbed ODAC field athlete of the week

Rachel Murray throws a weight. Text: Congratulations Rachel Murray women's field athlete of the week

Forest, Va. -- After a tremendous showing at UNC Wilmington's Seahawk Invitational over the weekend, Lynchburg College track & field's Rachel Murray took home the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's field athlete of the week award.

A junior from Chesapeake, Va., Murray excelled in her throws in the year's first outdoor competition. She won the javelin, just missing a PR with a 33.66-meter hurl. Murray was also fourth in the hammer throw (34.24) and seventh in the discus (31.77).