Chipps Collects NSIC Field Athlete Of Week Honors

Chipps Collects NSIC Field Athlete Of Week Honors
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

WAYNE – Following a pair of provisional qualifying marks in the hammer throw and shot put, Brooklyn Chipps of Wayne State College took home a weekly league award.

According to a release from Wayne State Athletics, the junior from Elgin was named the NSIC Women’s Filed Athlete of the Week after competing in the South Dakota Challenge in Vermillion, South Dakota this past weekend.

Chipps, a Clearwater HS graduate, placed second with a personnel-best mark of 197’ 11” in the hammer throw amongst a strong field of NCAA Division I throwers. Her mark is now second in the NSIC (trailing only teammate Mckenzie Scheil) and fourth in NCAA Division II. She also posted a seventh place finish in the shot put with a heave of 46’ 1 ½”, a mark that now ranks fourth-best in the NSIC this season.

Wayne State’s next scheduled meet is Thursday, April 28) at the Prairie Wolf Invite in Lincoln while several other athletes will compete at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, IA on Friday and Saturday.