Jasmine Cotten Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week
Jasmine Cotten

Jan. 24, 2012

CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati senior Jasmine Cotten was named the BIG EAST Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 22, 2012, the league office announced Tuesday.

Cotten won the high jump and was the top collegian in the long jump at the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. In her high jump win, she cleared 1.79 meters remaining the top jumper in the BIG EAST and ranked No. 7 in the NCAA. In the long jump, Cotton had a top leap of 5.84 meters, the fifth-best mark in the BIG EAST Conference this season.

She backed those performance up with a sixth place finish in the 60 Hurdles and a leg on UC's `A' 4x400 relay team.

The Bearcats return to action this weekend, taking part in the Rod McCravy Open in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28.