Arthur Named SLC Field Athlete of the Week
March 20, 2013
FRISCO, Texas - Stephen F. Austin senior thrower Jon Arthur has been named Southland Conference Outdoor Male Field Athlete of the Week announced conference officials Wednesday afternoon. It is the second time this year that Arthur has received the award, but his first of the outdoor season.
Arthur competed in three events at the Jim Mize Invitational in Ruston, La., posting three top-five finishes, two individual titles and one school record. Arthur recorded a throw of 61-3.00 to take the top spot, and set a new school record in the shot put. His throw bested the old mark by 12 inches. Arthur also took top honors in the hammer throw with a mark of 192-4. He rounded out the meet with a throw of 137-5 to finish fourth in the discus.
The SFA men's and women's track and field team returns to action Friday when they travel to Waco, Texas to compete in the Baylor Triangular.