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2 Argo Tracksters Earn Weekly Frontier Conference Honors

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Two UGF indoor track & field team members received weekly honors from the Frontier Conference for their performances at the Washington State University Indoor Open this past weekend. Junior runner Jace Kalbfleisch was named the conference’s Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, while sophomore Daphne Puckett was the conferences’ Women’s Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Kalbfleisch, an All-Conference cross country runner this past fall, finished eighth out of 41 runners in the mile at WSU, setting a new personal best with a time of 4:34.27. He also took 12th out of 50 runners in the 3,000m with a time of 9:20.47.

Puckett won her second Athlete of the Week award in her first two weeks of competition in 2016. At Pullman, Wash. She set a new school record in the shot put with a throw of 12.66m. That throw was good for fifth in the event out of 40 throwers and she took eighth out of 28 in the weight throw with a toss of 14.54.

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