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Burns (MSSU) Repeats as MIAA Field Athlete of the Week

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RELEASE FROM MISSOURI SOUTHERN ATHLETICS:

Kansas City, Mo. -- For the second-straight week, Missouri Southern senior thrower Bryan Burns has been named the MIAA Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today. 

Burns continues to dominate the discus in the MIAA this year as the senior from Carthage won the event at the Central Missouri Mule Relays this week. 

He posted another NCAA AQ in the event, this time hitting a mark of 187-09.  Burns also placed second in the shot put with a provisional and new school record of 59-00.75, while placing sixth in the hammer with a provisional of 191-05. 

Burns ranks second nationally in the discus, while leading the MIAA by nearly ten feet .  He ranks seventh nationally in the shot put and 15th nationally in the hammer.

Burns and the Lions will be back in action this Friday as Southern plays host to the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational inside Fred G. Hughes Stadium. 

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