Griva earns Big Ten honor

Lincoln- Nebraska senior Mara Griva was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday as she was named the league's female Field Athlete of the Week.



Griva finished first in the long jump (20-4 ½) and second in the triple jump (42-5 ¼) over the weekend at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational. Both marks rank first in the conference, while her triple jump and long jump efforts are eighth and ninth in the nation, respectively.



The honor marks Griva's first Big Ten indoor track and field award of her career.

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