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April 29th, 2010
Horn wins Southland honors


Elena Horn. Texas State sports information photo.


Texas State junior Elena Horn has been named the Southland Conference outdoor track and field female athlete of the week, the league office announced Wednesday. Horn picks up the first honor for Texas State this season.

Horn, a native of Bavaria, Germany, became the first Southland Conference competitor to record a vault more than 13 feet this season, recording a height of 4.01m (13-01.75) to win the pole vault crown at the Texas State Invitational.

Horn’s vault improved her ranking by 46 spots to move her to 37th in the nation. Her vault also earned her the second-best vault in school history.

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