Grinnell Named WAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week

DENVER - Boise State University’s Ryan Grinnell was named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 21-27.


Grinnell, a junior from Idaho Falls, Idaho, (Montana), posted the nation's longest mark in the triple jump with a leap of 53-4.50 (16.27m) at the Blue and Orange Classic, Jan. 26., hosted by Boise State, to earn a NCAA automatic qualifying standard. Grinnell's jump was also the third-longest in Boise State indoor history and is the Olympic qualifying standard. He also earned a NCAA provisional qualifying standard in the long jump with a mark of 25-1.25 (7.65m). This was the first career honor for Grinnell.


Utah State’s Nick Karren received men’s track athlete of the week.

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