Jan. 30, 2013
FRISCO, Texas -
Stephen F. Austin senior thrower Jon Arthur has been named Southland Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week announced league officials Wednesday afternoon. It is the first honor of the season for Arthur and SFA.
Arthur had a dominating performance over the weekend at the Houston Invitational and Multis competition. He recorded two top-five performances, including and individual title in the men's shot put. Arthur posted a school record throw of 63-1.25 in the shot put to win the event, besting the record he set during the 2011 season. The throw currently places Arthur sixth nationally.
Arthur returned to the throwing circle in the men's weight throw where he recorded a throw of 58-10.00 to finish fourth overall.
The SFA track and field teams return to action Thursday, Feb. 7, when they travel to Ames, Iowa for the Iowa State Classic.