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Garner honored by the league

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 04/09/2013 12:55:16
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ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State thrower Brooke Garner was honored by The Summit League today (April 9) with Athlete of the Week honors.

Garner won the discus and the hammer events over the weekend at the Dakota Duals over the weekend. She set a new personal best in the hammer throw with her distance of 198’ 11.00”.

In The Summit League, Garner ranks first in the hammer and discus throws. She also ranks in the top-30 in the NCAAs in both categories as well. In the hammer throw she ranks 16th and the in the discus throw she ranks 28th.

Garner has had a storied career while at SDSU; she currently holds three school records and has won 28 events.

This is her third Summit League Outdoor Track & Field award.

Garner and the rest of the Jackrabbits will be back in action again this weekend. The Jacks will be competing in the Sioux City Relays and the Nebraska Quad.