LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell women’s track and field freshman Ella Schultz has been named M-F Athletic Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week, announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Schultz turned in a strong showing over the weekend at the George Mason Invitational. Making her outdoor debut, the rookie was the runner-up in the shot put with a toss of 44-5 ½. Her distance is the third-best mark in the Patriot League this season.

Schultz, a Second Team All-Patriot League selection, joins Kaitlin Salisbury in earning Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week accolades. Bucknell has now claimed all three rookie of the week citations during the outdoor campaign. 

Bucknell is back in action this weekend to host the Bison Outdoor Classic at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. The two-day meet will broadcast on FloTrack. Sign up here.