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Pittsburg State sweeps MIAA Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week

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Pittsburg State swept the MIAA Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week as Garrett Appier won in the field and Jason Crow received the honor on the track.

MIAA Men's Field Athlete of the Week
Garrett Appier, Pittsburg State


Appier posted the nations top mark in the shot put at the State Farm ESU Relays Saturday (Apr. 4). He native tossed the iron pellet 60 feet, 10 inches, posting a personal-best performance as well as the second-best throw in school history. He currently leads his closest competition in the discipline by 21.25". The 6-5 junior thrower is a native of Paola, Kan.

Others nominated: Darion Boure, Missouri Southern; Caniggia Raynor, Central Missouri; Samuel Saidi, Emporia State; Mark Seeba, Nebraska-Kearney.

MIAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week
Jason Crow, Pittsburg State


Crow raced to victory in the 100m, finished as the top collegian in the 200m, and helped the 400m relay to another win at the State Farm ESU Relays Saturday (Apr. 4). He posted the fastest times in the MIAA this season in both the 100m (10.51) and 200m (21.24). Crow placed second overall in the 200m, behind only former U.S. Olympian Maurice Mitchell. He posted NCAA qualifying marks in both individual race disciplines. PSUs 400m relay team, in which Crow runs the opening leg, currently has the fastest posted time in NCAA Division II this season. The 5-10 senior is a native of Lenexa, Kan. where he competed at Shawnee Mission West High School.

Others nominated: Maverick Bowleg, Southwest Baptist, Andrew Etheridge, Emporia State; Darran Hunter, Lincoln; Cory Keehn, Fort Hays State; Kellin Loch, Central Missouri.


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