Another award for women's track and field athlete
Bond '09 honored by Eastern College Athletic Conference
By James Taylor
Contact: James Taylor
February 4, 2009
Hamilton College women's track and field athlete Akilah Bond '09 (Amherst, Mass./Amherst Regional HS) has been selected an Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III co-Field Athlete of the Week.
Bond was named a Liberty League co-Field Performer of the Week earlier this week. She finished first in the triple jump at the multi-divisional Colgate University Class of 1932 Invitational on Saturday. Her season-best mark of 11.32 meters met a provisional qualifying mark for the NCAA Division III championships. Bond also placed fourth in the long jump at 4.83 meters.
Bond and her Hamilton teammates will compete in the Syracuse University Invitational on Feb. 6 and 7.