CVU’s Eastman is state’s two-time Gatorade winner

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Champlain Valley’s Autumn Eastman was named Gatorade’s Vermont Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year last week.

Eastman, the Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year for 2012-2013 and the Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year, won three individual state championships at the D-I state meet including the 800-meter, 1,500-meter, and the 3,000-meter, while leading the Redhawks to a second-place finish.

She has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in track & field at Georgetown University in the fall.

Eastman joins Gatorade Vermont Girls Track & Field Athletes of the Year Mollie Gribbin, 2011-2012 and 2010-2011, and Hannah Rowe, 2009-2010 and 2008–2009, among the state’s two-time winners.