Women’s track and field standout Anna Gelbach 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.


Anna took first place in the 800 meters to highlight the UNC Asheville track and field’s team’s performance at the Coastal Carolina Invitational that was held at Doug Shaw Stadium this weekend.  She beat a strong field in the 800 meters with a time of 2:24.94. Anna was the lone Bulldog to record a first-place finish this weekend


The Bulldogs are back in action this weekend at the 49er Invitational on the campus of UNC Charlotte.