Larry Jones Named WAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week

April 19, 2011

DENVER - Louisiana Tech's Larry Jones has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week for the week of April 11-17.

A senior from Ruston, La. (Ruston HS), Jones continued to improve upon his WAC-leading mark in the discus, adding two inches to advance his mark to 186-0 while competing at the Northwestern State Invitational on Saturday. Jones also threw 176-11 in the hammer, ranking sixth in the WAC this year, and recorded a mark of 196-11 in the javelin, the WAC's fourth-longest throw of the season.

Jones and the Tech Track and Field program heads to Baton Rouge, La. this weekend to compete in the LSU Alumni Gold meet.

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