Athlete of the Week 2/1-7: Zacharias Arnos

BOISE, Idaho - Zacharias Arnos earned his second NCAA provisional mark of the season on Saturday and is this week's Bronco Athlete of the Week. After earning the NCAA provisional mark in the triple jump on Jan. 31, Arnos continued his successful indoor season with a provisional mark in the long jump last week.

Arnos, a senior from Nicosia, Greece, took first in both the long jump and triple jump at the United Heritage Invitational in Nampa, Idaho. On Friday, Arnos hit the provisional mark in the men's long jump for the first time this season with a jump of 24 feet, 9.25 inches. He continued to impress on Saturday with a season-best in the triple jump, falling about five inches short of an automatic NCAA qualifying mark.

The Boise State track and field team concludes its regular indoor season with the Boise Team Invitational on Feb. 12-13 in Nampa, Idaho.

Another busy week is slated for Bronco Nation as the men's golf team and the softball team both begin their seasons on the road. The women's basketball team hosts Nevada on Wednesday while the men's basketball team hosts Utah State on Thursday and travels to Nevada on Saturday. The annual Beauty and the Beast will take place on Friday as the gymnastics team hosts Sacramento State and the wrestling team hosts Oregon State.

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