CENTRAL ISLIP, NY –Each week she has competed, freshman standout Saida Burns-Moore has earned the East Coast Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, as Tuesday afternoon, January 19th, the ECC announced her 3rd weekly honor of the season.
The Bronx, NY native pulled double-duty at Saturday's Spartan Invitational hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas College in Staten Island at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex – the future site of this year's ECC Championship meet. Going back and forth from pit to runway, Burns-Moore managed to win the High Jump with a 1.60M clearance, and place 2nd in the Triple Jump, bounding out to 11.24M.
The Firebirds' strong team performance led to a 6th place finish among the 20 teams competing in the event, and the top Division II team in the women's scoring. UDC will take a week off before returning to action January 30th to compete at the Terrapin Invitational at the P.G. Sports Complex in Landover, MD.