Meredith Foster Ristic of the UNC Asheville women’s track and field squad is this week’s recipient of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Athlete of the Week at UNC Asheville.


Each week the school selects a BCBSNC Athlete of the Week upon their performance from the previous week's action.


She took first in the high jump at the Liberty Twilight Invitational Thursday night at Liberty University.


The senior from Hendersonville won the event with a leap of 1.65 meters as she finished in first place in front of eight other jumpers.