LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate freshman Tony Auguste has been named the ASUN Men's Field Athlete of the Week, conference officials announced this afternoon. This is Auguste's first weekly honor of his career.
Auguste compiled a pair of top-five finishes at the JDL College Dual Meet Madness in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Sunday. He finished in third place in the weight throw with a mark of 14.95 meters and fifth in the shot put with a throw of 13.17 meters.
In four meets this season, three of Auguste's shot put throws have been 13 meters or greater. Auguste's mark in the weight throw on Sunday was his second-best of the year.
USC Upstate will compete in its fourth meet in as many weeks on Friday and Saturday at the Buccaneer Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.
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