Jessica Miklaski, UC San Diego

WALNUT CREEK – UC San Diego's Jessica Miklaski has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 18-24.

Jessica Miklaski won her individual event at the 17th Annual Rossi Relays in Claremont, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 23. 

The fourth-year senior All-American won the javelin with a career-best mark of 143'4". The distance, already a provisional qualifier for the NCAA Championships in the first meet that qualifying scores could be attained.  Saturday's perfomance also bettered her distance of 143'2", which earned her All-America distinction at the 2011 NCAA Division II Championships.