(Mesa) Tyler Hovey finished first in the shot put at the 2014 NJCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Mesa, Arizona over the weekend.
Hovey, a 2012 Atlantic High School graduate and a member of the Iowa Central Triton Track and Field Team, threw the shot put 57'3 3/4 inches for the win. He also heaved the discus 161'11, and finished fifth.
Both of these throws broke the previous Iowa Central Triton records and classified him as an All American in both events.
Tyler Hovey, will be continuing on at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin,MO.
May 19, 2014