PISCATWAY, N.J. (April 30, 2013) – Rutgers senior James Plummer (South Toms River, N.J.) was named the BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this season it was announced on Tuesday by the conference office.
Plummer captured his third straight Penn Relay discus title with a distance of 59.23m at the 119th running of the Penn Relays. Plummer, who currently holds the fifth best discus mark in the country from earlier this season and leads the BIG EAST by more than four meters, became the first Scarlet Knight in school history to capture a trio of titles at the Penn Relays.
The Scarlet Knights outdoor track & field team returns to action this weekend hosting the BIG EAST Championships. Log on to BIGEASTTrack.com for this weekend’s schedule.
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