Dustin Green named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week

Kansas City, Mo. -- Missouri Southern senior thrower Dustin Green has been named the MIAA Men's Track and Field Athete of the week, as announced by the league office today. 

Green was strong in the throws as the senior took home the titles in the discus, hammer, and shot put, earning provisionals in all three events at the Dewey Allgood Invitational this past weekend at Missouri S&T.

He hit a distance of 165-04 in the discus, a 183-09 in the hammer, and 55-04.25 in the shot put. He currently ranks fourth in the discus, seventh in the shot put and 18th in the hammer throw nationally. 

Green and the Lions will be back in action on Friday, as Southern plays host to the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational at Fred G. Hughes Stadium.