KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island sophomore Molly Botts was named the Atlantic 10 Women's Field Performer of the Week, the league announced Tuesday afternoon. Massachusetts' Emilie Cowan earned Track Performer and George Mason's Kelly-Ann Downer was named Rookie.
Botts earned her second career Field Performer of the Week honor after winning the weight throw at the URI Coaches Tribute this past Saturday. Her 16.93 meter mark is second in the A-10 in the weight throw.
The Cranston, R.I. native was named to the All-Rookie team in both the indoor and outdoor seasons last year. She was named Co-Field Performer of the Week earlier this season after she won the weight throw at Brown's Alden Invitational on Dec. 1 with a throw of 16.38m (53' 9").