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Kasper Earns First OAC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week Honor

Erin Kasper
Erin Kasper

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Baldwin Wallace University senior All-Ohio Athletic Conference and College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American jumper Erin Kasper (Amherst/Marion Steele) has been named the OAC Field Athlete of the Week.  

Kasper won the high jump and finished fourth in the long jump to lead BW to a second place finish at the Goucher (Md.) College Track & Field Classic on Saturday. She earned a career-best leap of 5 feet 7 inches in the high jump which is currently the best mark in the country.  In the long jump, Kasper had a season-best mark of 17'0.5''.

In her career, Kasper earned All-OAC honors a season ago with a third place finish and was a national qualifier in the high jump. She also was named a CoSIDA third-team selection. Kasper also earned All-OAC honors in indoors and was All-American as a junior.

BW is back in action on Saturday, April 1 when it travels to Danville, Kentucky for the Centre College Invitational inside Farris Stadium.