Chontel Fils Earns Horizon League Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Chontel Fils
Chontel Fils

INDIANAPOLIS - Youngstown State junior Chontel Fils has been named the Nike Horizon League Women's Field Athlete of the Week for her performance last weekend at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, the league announced on Tuesday. 

Fils kicked off her Saturday at the University of Miami with a fourth-place finish in the long jump after jumping a season-best mark of 5.76m.

Later in the afternoon, Fils went on to record a fifth-place finish in the triple jump after increasing the second-best mark in school history to 12.36m. Fils currently owns the Horizon League's furthest jump in both events. 

The Penguins are back in action on Friday when they compete at the Duke Invitational and Ashland Alumni Invitational. 

YSU Horizon League Athletes of the Week

April 2 - Chad Zallow
April 9 - Chad ZallowNicolette Kreatsoulas
April 16 - Chontel Fils