Sanchez earns Empire 8 honors

GANSEVOORT — Amsterdam graduate Edena Sanchez, a junior middle distance runner at Houghton College, was named the Empire 8 Conference women’s indoor track and field athlete of the week.

Sanchez recorded a time of 2:23.14 in the 800-meters at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Division I Boston University over the weekend, which is the fastest time in the Empire 8 this season. Sanchez was also a member of the 4 x 400-meter team that ran 4:10.12 and was part of the distance medley relay squad that crossed the finish line in 13:05.36, which is also the top mark in the Empire 8 this season.

By Paul Wager

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