ST. LOUIS- The Missouri Valley Conference announced that Wichita State thrower Chris Dubree earned it's Men's Field Athlete of the Week Award.
A senior from Bloomington, Ill., Dubree earned fourth place at the Adidas Classic with a throw of 54-4 3/4 (16.58m) in the men's shot put. This toss currently ranks Dubree fourth in the Valley's shot put standings this season.
Dubree improved his season best by over 2.5 feet in the event. Earlier in his 2013 campaign, he launched his way to victory in the Herm Wilson Invitational in his first meet of the season with a throw of 51-10 1/2.
Currently, Dubree ranks sixth on the Shockers all-time indoor performance list in the shot put (55-5 ½) and holds the eighth longest outdoor throw in Shocker shot put history (55-7 ¾).
Dubree returns to competition at the Varsity Apartments Invitational Fri., Feb.1 and Sat., Feb. 2 in the Heskett Center. He won the shot put at this meet a year ago.
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