DENVER - Alishia Perkins of the New Mexico State University
track and field team wasnamed Western Athletic Conference Women's
Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13.
Perkins, a junior from Dallas, Texas (Skyline H.S.), finished in
the top three overall in each event she competed in at the Texas Tech Open.
Perkins finished first overall in the 200m with a time of 24.59, recording the
top time in the WAC 2013 season. Perkins then finished third in the 55m with a
time of 7.13, which also moved her up to second all-time in the N.M. State
Perkins and the
rest of the track and field team will travel to Albuquerque, N.M., for the
Cherry and Silver Invitational on Jan. 18-19.