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TRACK AND FIELD Lyscio athlete of week


SUPERIOR, Wis. – Brainerd High School graduate Tom Lyscio was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week in men’s track and field Tuesday.

Lyscio earned the award for winning the weight throw with a toss of 50 feet, 2.5 inches, nearly three feet farther than the runner-up, in the Blizzard Open at the University of Wisconsin-Superior last weekend.

The Saints will compete in the Warren Bowlus Invitational on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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