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Saturday, June 5, 2010

KU track freshman Finley honored

Mason Finley was named the Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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Kansas University freshman Mason Finley was named the Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year on Friday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Finley will compete at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships June 9-12 in the shot put and the discus. He currently ranks third in both events entering the meet.

His top mark this season in the shot put was 19.26 meters (63-02.25 feet), while his top mark in the discus was 60.18 meters (197-05 feet).

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Clarence Haynes 9 years, 8 months ago

Brings back memories of the "pacaderms" from the late 60s/early 70s : Salb, Wilhelm, and Knop! Congratulations Finley!

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