DENVER—University of Idaho freshman Arphaxad Carrollhas been named the Western Athletic Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week for Feb. 3-9, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Carroll, a freshman from Las Vegas, Nev. (Valley H.S.), jumped at two meets for the Vandals last weekend. On Friday, he finished first in the long jump with a mark of 23-5.5 (7.15m) and placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 46-7.25 (14.20m). Carroll returned Saturday and took the triple jump event with a mark of 46-1.25 (14.05m), which ranks fourth in the WAC so far this season.
The Vandals are back in action on Feb. 14 at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. The meet will begin on Friday and run through Saturday.