ATLANTA - LaPorscha Wells is this week's Georgia State Student-Athlete of the Week, powered by the U.S. Marines.
Wells competed for GSU at the 2017 Sun Belt Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Arlington, Texas.
She won the hammer shattering the six-year old championship and Sun Belt record. Her throw of 64.84m (212'9") outdistanced the nearest competitor by 19 feet and was just off her season best of 65.39m. It was Wells' third consecutive Sun Belt hammer title.
Wells is currently qualified to compete in the NCAA East Regional in the hammer and shot put.