Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
Levkiv Scores Second Honor
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 05/13/2014
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DENVER – Idaho’s Andrey Levkiv has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, for May 5-11, the conference announced on Tuesday.

Levkiv, a senior from Renton, Wash. (Hazen H.S.), improved his WAC-leading mark in the shot put and became the conference leader in the discus throw at the Vandal Jamboree. Levkiv finished fourth in the discus throw with a career-best toss of 158-9 (48.40m). He also won the shot put event with a season-best mark of 57-5.75 (17.52m). His shot put mark ranks 32nd in the NCAA West region and 76th in the NCAA so far this season. For Levkiv this marks his second honor this season and fourth of his career.

The Vandals will travel to the WAC Championships May 14-17, hosted by Utah Valley. Multi-events begin Wednesday with the men’s decathlon and the women’s heptathlon. Thursday concludes the multi-events and also features the men’s and women’s 10,000m final. Friday consist of eight finals in field events.  Events on the track begin at 1 p.m. with the final of the 3,000m steeplechase with the men’s to follow – all other events on the track are prelims over the day. Saturday features eight more field finals and 10 men’s and women’s track finals.

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