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Candelaria wins WAC track recognition


Danielle Candelaria


Texas State junior Danielle Candelaria was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Indoor Field Athlete of the Week after winning the high jump at Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational last Saturday in College Station.

Candelaria recorded a career-best leap of 1.76 meters. Her jump is the best high jump mark in the WAC this season by 0.12 meters. She won the event at the A&M Invitational by 0.06 meters.

Candelaria won the high jump at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships last spring with a season-best leap of 1.73 meters. Her previous indoor season-best was 1.65 meters.