LaSasha Aldredge Named WAC Track And Field Athlete Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State’s LaSasha Aldredge has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, respectively, for the week of April 16-22.

Aldredge, a junior from Fresno, Calif. (Central East HS), broke the all-time school record for the 400-meter dash for a second time this season when she notched a time of 54.03 seconds at the Michael Johnson/Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas over the weekend. The time currently leads the WAC and is ranked 29th in the NCAA West performance list. Aldredge also competed in the 4x400-meter relay, helping NM State finish fourth overall with a time of 46.44.

This is Aldredge's third weekly WAC honor in the 2012 outdoor season.