BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – For the third time this season, Bridgewater State University junior Kira Gilbreath has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.
Gilbreath captured top honors in the shot put this past weekend with a season-best toss of 43 feet, 1.75 inches (13.15m) at the Wheaton Invitational. The West Haven, Utah product also placed fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 45 feet, 11.75 inches (14.01m).
Gilbreath currently ranks first in New England (DIII) in the shot put as well as 18th in all of Division III.
Gilbreath will be competing in the shot put and the weight throw at the Wesleyan Invitational this upcoming weekend. She has qualified in both the shot put and the weight throw for the Division III New England Championships hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, February 17th.