Brianne Theisen named Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month

Brianne Theisen of Humboldt has been named the Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month.

Theisen, 20, competed at the University of Washington Invitation held in Seattle this January. At the event, she set a new Saskatchewan Athletics Record of 4,181 in the women's Indoor Pentathlon, breaking the previous record set in 1984. Due to her outstanding performance, she qualified to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championship in Texas in March.

Theisen was nominated for the Athlete of the Month Award by Saskatchewan Athletics.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at (306) 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

For information regarding the Athlete of the Month Awards program, including previous nominees and recipients, visit www.sasksport.sk.ca/awards.php