KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC’s Matia Finley has been named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week for April 9-15.
Finley, a senior from Lawrence, Kan., broke her own school record in the Discus posting a throw of 51.92 meters. The mark was good for third at the John McDonnell Invitational. She leads the WAC and is 48th in the nation. Finley also took fifth in the Shot Put and 11th in the Hammer Throw.
The Blue & Gold will be back in action again next week when they head to Lawrence, Kan., for the Kansas Relays and to California for the Mt. SAC Relays and the Bryan Clay Invitational.
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