Scheil earns NSIC Athlete of the Week honor
Wayne State College sophomore thrower Mckenzie Scheil was named he Northern Sun Conference Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week following her performances in two weekend meets.
Scheil broke the 60-foot mark in the weight throw Friday night, placing third at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite in Lincoln recording a throw of 61 feet, 0 1/2 inches.
Saturday at the Dakota Realty Meet hosted by the University of South Dakota, Scheil recorded NCAA provisional marks taking first in the weight throw (62-2 1/4) and second in the shot put (47-0 1/4).
Scheil currently ranks fourth in NCAA Div. II in the weight throw and 16th in the shot put.
It’s the first time this season and the second time in her Wildcat career that Scheil has received NSIC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honors.