Jan. 24, 2006
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- - HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss' Tanika Liburd was named Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Blue Raider Invitational over the weekend.
Liburd, a junior from Charleston, Nevis, captured two event titles. She placed first in the finals of the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.03. In the field events, Liburd won the long jump with a jump of 19'3.50", out jumping the second-place finisher by 5.50".
The Golden Eagles will compete at the LSU Bayou Bengal on Saturday.