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T&F: Moore Receives NAIA Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

Feb. 14, 2013 10:39 AM | Author: Chad Waller

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Darien Moore of Valley City State (N.D.) has been named NAIA National Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week , the national office announced Wednesday. Moore was selected based on his performances from Feb. 4 - 10.

Moore, a sophomore from Bakersfield, Calif., won both throws on Feb. 9 at the NCAA Division I North Dakota State University Bison Open, as well as established stadium and meet records. He also set a personal and school record with his heave of 17.87 meters (58-7 ) in the shot put. He is currently ranked first in the NAIA this year in the weight throw with his mark of 20.51 meters (67-3 ) and third in the shot put.

'Darien has made major strides in the past year with his technical skills and I am not surprised that he is having such a fantastic year. I look for him to continue his great performances like he did this past weekend as we push towards NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships.' Assistant Coach Ryan Brohmer
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