Andy Klaers Named Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

Posted on April 17th, 2007 by

MIAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Andy Klaers

MIAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Andy Klaers


Klaers provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the discus throw.

Klaers provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the discus throw.

Gustavus Adolphus College senior thrower Andy Klaers (Loretto, Minn./Delano) has been named MIAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 15, 2007. Klaers provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships with a winning throw of 160 feet, 6 inches at the Lee Krough Invitational held Saturday in St. Peter. Klaers also won the hammer throw (159-6) and finished sixth in the shot put (41-6 1/2).

Klaers, a health and physical education major, is the son of Joel Klaers of Rogers and Bobbi Klaers of Rockford and a 2003 graduate of Delano High School.

The Gustavus Adolphus men’s track and field team will continue its season at the Carleton Relays Saturday, April 21.

 

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