Department of Athletics

Kalilwa Named LEC Field Athlete of the Week

  GORHAM, Maine -- For the second time this season, the Little East Conference has selected University of Southern Maine sophomore Adela Kalilwa (Lewiston, Maine) as its Field Athlete of the Week for women's track and field.

            Competing at the USM Open III meet, Kalilwa had two wins and a runner-up finish.  In the field events, she won the triple jump with a mark of 11.26 meters (36-11 ½) and was runner-up in the long jump with a leap of 5.22 meters (17-1 ½). On the track, she edged out senior teammate Neka Dias (San Antonio, Texas) to win the 200 meters with a career-best time (26.83). READ MORE