Salang Named NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Year

Leilani Salang
Leilani Salang

NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Sophomore Leilani Salang has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's field athlete of the year following her performance at the NEWMAC Championships last weekend at Springfield.

Salang led the Bears to a third place finish at the NEWMAC Championships, winning both the hammer (159-04) and the discus (139 feet).

Salang and the Bears are in action this weekend at Williams in the New England Division III Championships at Williams College.