RSC Sports Information
FLORENCE, Ky. - University of Rio Grande junior Tyanna Petty is the River States Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week March 20-26 after her performance at the University of Tennessee's RustBuster Invitational in Knoxville, Tenn.
A native of Somerset, Ohio, Petty competed in the high jump at the meet and placed first of 22 entries. She did so with a leap of 1.70 meters.
Petty bested a field that included 14 NCAA Division I athletes en route to hitting the "A" qualifying standard for NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Petty is coming of an indoor season in which was the NAIA indoor national champion in the high jump.
Rio Grande has its next meet March 31-April 1 at the VertKlasse Meeting in High Point, N.C.