Monterola earns Big Sky Athlete of the Week
Keisa Monterola of the Eastern Washington University women’s track and field team was selected as the Big Sky Conference women’s field athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 10 after a stellar season-opening performance in the pole vault at the Candy Cane VI Invitational Dec. 7 in Cheney.
Monterola entered the competition with the bar at 13 feet, 5 1/4 inches and cleared it on her second attempt, qualifying for the Big Sky Championships in Pocatello, Feb. 27-March 1. That mark sits atop the Big Sky performance list and third in the nation.
This is the fifth time the Venezuelan-native...