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Broderius honored by MIAC for track


Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore field athlete Sam Broderius of Hector was named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week.

Broderius finished first and provisionally qualified for the national meet in both the shot put and the discus at the Manitou Classic hosted by St. Olaf on Saturday.

Her shot put mark of 45-33/4 currently ranks fourth in the nation and tops the MIAC performance list. Broderius' discus throw of 144-8 also tops the MIAC list, and is seventh nationally.