Arnos Named Verizon Wireless WAC Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

DENVER - Boise State's Zacharias Arnos was named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for the week of January 18-24.

 Arnos, a senior from Nicosia, Greece (Archbishop Mauarios III Lyceum), earned two first-place finishes in the BSU Duals in Nampa, Idaho on Jan. 23. The senior posted an NCAA Provisional mark of 51-0.25 (15.55m) to win the triple jump, and leaped a distance of 24-1.5 (7.35m) to claim the long jump title. Both marks rank first in the WAC.

 Utah State's Brian McKenna earned the Verizon Wireless WAC Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor after posting a WAC leading time of 8:32.67 (converted from 8:35.37 for track size) to win the 3,000 meters at the Washington State Cougar Invitational in Pullman, Wash.

Other track nominees included: Boise State's Paul Robertson, Idaho's Paul Dittmer and Louisiana Tech's Matt Wolf.

Other field nominees included: Idaho's Lucas Pope and Utah State's Clint Silcock.

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