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Lorena Heubach, Track & Field

Lorena Heubach, Track & Field

Third-year track and field athlete Lorena Heubach is this week’s co-MUSCLE MLK Female Athlete of the Week.

Lorena led the Tigers to their 31st straight AUS championship title.

She won four gold medals over the two-day event, winning the high jump, long jump, 60m hurdles and the 4x200m relay.

Lorena set a new Dalhousie, AUS championship and Nova Scotia record in the long jump with a leap of 5.97m. The previous record of 5.70m was set by Dalhousie’s Chantelle Robbertse in 2016. She also set a second AUS championship record as a member of the 4x200m relay team.

At the end of the meet, she was named the 2020 Subway AUS Athlete of the Meet and earned the title of 2020 AUS Female Field Athlete of the Year.

An engineering student, Lorena is from Granville Beach, N.S.