April 10, 2007|
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Scott Block was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Athlete of the Week.
Block provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the discus and the shot put at the Cougar Classic this past weekend.
His throw of 169 feet, 9 inches in the discus the 52-11.5 in the shot put places him among's the nation's leaders. He is currently fifth in the nation in the discus and 11th in the shot put.
SIUE's next event is Sunday at the Illinois Invitational. The meet was moved to Sunday to avoid weather concerns.