WHITEFISH, Mont. – Montana Tech’s Becca Richtman was selected the Frontier Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced today.
Richtman, a senior from Elburn, Illinois, ran her first steeplechase on Saturday at the Sam Adams Classic hosted by Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. Richtman finished in first place with a time of 10:34.54 in the 3000-meter event. Her time was 30 seconds faster in the largely NCAA field and the best time in the NAIA this season by 19 seconds.
Emma Lehr of Montana Western was also nominated for the award.