Shot putter Arevalo earns SLC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor

NATCHITOCHES – One week of indoor track and field season, one award for the Northwestern State program.


Sophomore shot putter Marco Arevalo was named the Southland Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday for his victorious performance at the season-opening LSU Purple Tiger.


Arevalo unleashed the longest throw by a Southland competitor, a 50-7.5 mark that gave him his first career victory.


A sophomore from Falfurrias, Texas, Arevalo’s final four throws of the meet all would have won the event. The award is the first of Arevalo’s career.


The Demons return to action Friday when they travel to College Station, Texas, for the Texas A&M Ted Nelson Invitational.


ATTENTION DISH customers, despite KLAX TV's best efforts to stay on the air, DISH is threatening to drop this channel. If this happens, you can no longer see your favorite programming live on DISH. Call dish today at 1-800-333-3474 and tell them to stop the blackouts!