Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Hegerle Named Big Ten Athlete of the Week

University of Minnesota thrower Micah Hegerle was named the Big Ten's Field Event Athlete of the Week after winning the weight throw at the Minnesota Open on Saturday.

The Kasson-Mantorville alumnus marked a career-best 66-2 1/4, the fifth-best throw in Gopher history.

The Big Ten weekly award is the second of the sophomore's University of Minnesota career.

Photo of Hegerle by Becky Miller.

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