Fortney named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week

    Senior thrower Kim Fortney

    Senior thrower Kim Fortney

    Jan. 25, 2013

    SIU Salukis.com

    MVC Release

    CARBONDALE, Ill.— Southern Illinois track and field athlete Kim Fortney has been named a Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week.

    The senior thrower earned the honor after helping the Saluki women’s team to a second-place finish out of eight teams at the Illini Classic last Saturday in Champaign, Ill. Fortney picked up an event win in the shot put with a throw of 52-0.25 and finished second in the weight throw with a heave of 62-03.75.

    A communications disorders and sciences major, Fortney holds a cumulative 3.874 GPA.


     

     

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