Wardhaugh Named WAC Athlete of the Week

DENVER - Boise State University hammer thrower Simon Wardhaugh was named Western Athletic Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 4-10.


Warhaugh, a senior from Bracken Ridge, Australia (Queensland), earned a career-best mark in the 35-pound weight throw with a toss of 70-0.50 (21.35m), improving on his previous best of 69-7.00 (21.21m). This throw moves him into fourth in the nation and secures his spot atop the WAC standings. Warhaugh has now posted NCAA provisional qualifying standards in the weight throw in all four indoor meets this season. This is the second WAC Athlete of the Week honor for Wardhaugh, who also earned one as a junior.

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