Jackets' Montanez earns honor

2014-03-31T17:30:00Z 2014-04-01T23:57:05Z Jackets' Montanez earns honorGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
March 31, 2014 5:30 pm  • 

PORTLAND, Ore. — Anthony Montanez of the MSU Billings men's track and field team was selected the Great Northwest Athletic Conference athlete of the week for men's field events.

The sophomore from Lovell, Wyo., set the MSUB outdoor record in the hammer throw with a toss of 49.04 meters (160 feet, 11 inches) at the Al Manuel Invitational meet in Missoula. The mark surpassed his own school record by more than 23 meters.

He also placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 14.16 meters and 15th in the discus with a throw of 36.84 meters.

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