SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced that Dylan Kucera of Midland University has been named GPAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets held January 4-10, 2021. Cole Schmidt of Hastings College was named the Men’s Track Athlete of the Week.
Kucera, a junior from Fremont, Nebraska, won both shot put and weight throw events at the Ward Haylett Invitational over the weekend. He reached 17.61m in the shot put, winning over a field of 17 throwers. In the weight throw he had a best of 18.95m, placing first in a field of 20 athletes. This season, Kucera leads the nation in both events nationally.