By: Evan Dudick
SHIPPENSBURG- Senior Bryan Pearson was named PSAC Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week.
Pearson rewrote his own discus record by posting a throw of 182 feet and 10 inches in his final throw at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell. With this performance, Pearson is now seeded third on the NCAA Division II performance list.
Not only did Pearson excel throwing discus he also placed sixth in the shot event, with a throw of 51 feet 7 ¼ inches. He also threw the hammer 166 feet, 4 inches.
Pearson had a busy meet week as he also competed Wednesday at the Gwynedd Mercy Mid- Week Invitational. He threw a season best in the hammer at 171 feet, 3 inches, which places him top in the PSAC.