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Liburd Receives Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Tanika Liburd owns the league's top mark in the long jump

Tanika Liburd owns the league's top mark in the long jump

Feb. 20, 2007

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- - Senior long jumper Tanika Liburd was named Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Female Athlete of the Week for the first time this season for her performance at the LSU Twilight Invitational over the weekend.

Liburd recorded a provisional qualifying mark in the long jump with a jump of 20'3" and recorded a season-best time of 7.50 in the 60-meter dash, finishing third among 18 finalists. She owns the league's best mark of 20'5" in the long jump and ranks fifth in the 60-meter dash rankings.

The Golden Eagle teams head to the C-USA Indoor Championship, Feb. 23-24, in Houston, Texas.

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