Field Athlete of the Week
J.R. Lowery | Frostburg State | Sr.
Rohrersville, Md. | Boonsboro
Frostburg State senior J.R. Lowery earned CAC Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this year after breaking the CAC and Frostburg State records and recording Division III's longest throw of the year in the shot put at the Penn Relays. Lowery's mark of 18.05 meters broke the previous mark of 17.94 meters set by Salisbury's Brandon Fugett in 2009. He is the lone thrower to pass 18 meters in DIII this year In the hammer throw, Lowery took 11th place and defeated eight Division I throwers with a toss of 54.84 meters. It was a season-best distance and landed him in the ECAC Championships for the seventh time in seven meets this spring.