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Kovar Named Big Sky Field Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: SUU Media Relations
Release: 01/15/2013
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CEDAR CITY, Utah - Jan. 15 - Southern Utah thrower Kayla Kovar earned her first Big Sky Athlete of the Week award after qualifying for the conference championship in both the shot put and weight throw at NAU's Lumberjack Team Challenge.

Kovar opened the indoor track & field season with a third-place finish in the weight throw at NAU, recording a mark of 57-0.75. The junior went on to place fifth in the shot put with a mark of 48-6. As the Big Sky conference requires athletes to meet specified qualifying standards in order to compete at the conference championship, Kovar guaranteed her place among the field as she exceeded the standard marks of 13.40m (43-11.75) in the shot put and 16.40m (53-9.75) in the weight throw. 

The Thunderbird teams will split between competition at New Mexico and Northern Arizona this weekend, with Kovar on the squad traveling to Albuquerque, N.M., for the Lobo's Cherry & Silver Invitational on Jan 18-19.

Wed. Jun. 10
@ NCAA National Championships
2015 Outdoor Track & Field
TBA
Thu. May. 28
@ NCAA West Regional Championships
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TBA
Wed. May. 13
@ Big Sky Conference Championships
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() Results
Sun. May. 3
@ Payton Jordan Invite
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Fri. Apr. 24
vs. SUU High School Meet
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CANCELLED
Fri. Apr. 24
@ BYU Robinson Invite
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() Results
Wed. Apr. 22
@ BYU Multi's
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() Results
Fri. Apr. 17
@ Bryan Clay Invite
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() Results
Thu. Apr. 16
@ Mt. Sac Relays
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() Results
Sat. Apr. 11
@ Pamona Pitzer Invitational
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() Results
Fri. Apr. 3
@ Stanford
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() Results
Fri. Apr. 3
@ San Francisco
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() Results
Thu. Mar. 26
@ Riverside Invitational
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() Results
Fri. Mar. 20
@ UNLV
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() Results
Fri. Mar. 13
@ NCAA Indoor Nationals
2015 Indoor Track & Field
TBA
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