Jeff Daw Earns First Career WAC Honor

DENVER - Boise State's Jeff Daw has been named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for the week of February 8-14.

Daw, a freshman from Salt Lake City, Utah (Skyline HS), won the men's 400-meter dash at the Boise State Team Invitational on Saturday with a career-best time of 48.38, improving his No. 2 mark in the WAC in the event. The freshman also moved up to sixth in the WAC standings in the 200-meter dash after a career-best mark of 21.99, and helped his 4x400 relay team to a season-best mark of 3:17.21 which is also No. 2 in the conference.

Utah State's Joe Canavan was named Verizon Wireless WAC Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week after setting two personal records in winning the shot put with a distance of 17.44m (57-02.75) and taking second in the weight throw with a toss of 18.55m (60-10.50) at the Boise State Team Invitational over the weekend. Canavan's mark in the shot put ranks first in the WAC this season.

 Other track nominees included: Idaho's Princeton McCarty, Louisiana Tech's Wade McGaha and Utah State's Brian McKenna.

 Other field nominees included: Boise State's Trevor Kraychir, Idaho's Jeremy Klas and Louisiana Tech's Larry Jones.


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