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Kruse Named Iowa Conference Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 5:51 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Trevor Castle / Central Sports Info

A decathlon victory at the Hendrix University Spring Break Multis in Arkansas helped Central College men’s track and field athlete Ryan Kruse secure the Iowa Conference men’s field events athlete of the week.

In his first decathlon of the season, Kruse won the event by over 300 points after scoring 6,038 points. He was the top performer in three of the 10 disciplines, taking the top spot in the discus throw (129 feet, 4.5 inches), javelin throw (164-4.25) and shot put (42-8.25)

Kruse and his teammates will be in action at home this weekend as the Dutch host the Central Invitational this Saturday, with field events beginning at 10 a.m. and track events starting at 1 p.m.