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Anat Ben Nun wins UAA Athlete of the Week

Published: January 23, 2009
Section: Sports


Anat Ben Nun ’09 earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors in track and field after provisionally qualifying for the NCAA’s in the triple jump. Ben Nun hopped, skipped, and jumped to a first place distance of 11.66 meters (38 feet, 3¼ inches) at the Bowdoin College invitational. Her jump was 3.5 inches short of automatic qualification. It was her first event in more than a year after having to sit out her junior year due to injury. Anat is a two-time All-American in the triple jump, finishing third in the nation as a rookie and improved to second place the next year.