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.