Thrower Watkins signs to New Mexico State University

Sophomore thrower Alyssa Watkins (Camp Verde HS) signed her letter of intent to New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. She's earned All-Region in two events so far and All-ACCAC status in three events this season. Photo by Raymond Suarez
Sophomore thrower Alyssa Watkins (Camp Verde HS) signed her letter of intent to New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. She's earned All-Region in two events so far and All-ACCAC status in three events this season. Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima Community College track & field athlete Alyssa Watkins (Camp Verde HS) signefd her national letter of intent to continue her education and collegiate career at the next level.

Watkins, a sophomore thrower, signed to New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. She will compete in the WAC conference.

Watkins earned All-Region honors in the hammer throw and the javelin at the NJCAA Region I Championships on Tuesday. She will compete on Thursday in the final day. Watkins also earned All-ACCAC status in the discus, hammer throw and shot put.