Jan. 24, 2008
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Sophomore long jumper and triple jumper Ashley May (Birmingham, Ala.) has been selected the Southern Miss Student-Athlete of the Week.
May, who was named Conference USA Female Co-Athlete of the Week honors by the league, recorded an NCAA Provisional Qualifying and C-USA-best mark of 6.24 meters (20-05.75) in the long jump to take top honors at the LSU Purple Tiger Indoor Classic in Baton Rouge, La. Her winning and personal-best mark bettered the second-place finisher by six inches. She also finished fifth in the triple jump with a personal best mark of 12.17 meters (39-11.25), which currently ranks third best in the league.