RICHARDSON – For the third consecutive week, Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Josh Boateng has been named the Lone Star Conference co-Field Athlete of the Week.
In the discus throw at the Angelo State David Noble Relays, Boateng (St. George’s, Grenada) continued to improve on his Division II-best mark, winning the event at 194-9 (59.37 meters). His launch broke the Grenadian national record by 2.45 meters. The previous record of his home nation had been set in 2004.
Boateng has improved on a nation-best mark in the discus in each of the last three weeks and also ranks in the top five nationally in the shot put.
Boateng and the Lions host the East Texas Invitational this Thursday and Friday.
LSC OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
M-20 Demontravous Jones, Angelo State
M-27 4×100 Relay (Quinton Sansing, Tyrin Lewis, Jordan Atkinson, Nathan Stotts), West Texas A&M
A-3 Quinton Sansing, West Texas A&M
A-10 Valentin Charles, Angelo State
M-20 Decio Andrade, Angelo State
M-27 Josh Boateng, Texas A&M-Commerce
Abraham Seaneke, West Texas A&M
A-3 Harry Maslen, Angelo State
Josh Boateng, Texas A&M-Commerce (2)
Abraham Seaneke, West Texas A&M (2)
A-10 Decio Andrade, Angelo State
Josh Boateng, Texas A&M-Commerce (3)
M-20 Karlea Duhon, Angelo State
M-27 Danee Bustos, Eastern New Mexico
A-3 Minna Svaerd, Texas A&M-Commerce
A-10 4×100 meter relay, Angelo State
M-20 Daisy Osakue, Angelo State
M-27 Racheal Somoye, Texas A&M-Kingsville
Zada Swoopes, West Texas A&M
A-3 Daisy Osakue, Angelo State (2)
Fatim Affessi, West Texas A&M
A-10 Fatim Affessi, West Texas A&M (2)