March 31, 2009
EL PASO, Texas – Conference USA has named UTEP’s Dimitrios Fylladitakis at the C-USA Track and Field Male Outdoor Athlete of the Week on Tuesday morning.
The sophomore opened the outdoor season with a personal best of 66.03 meters (216-08) in the hammer throw for the crown at the UTEP Springtime 2009 at Kidd Field. The mark was a NCAA Regional qualifying mark and 10 meters over the national qualifying standard. Fylladitakis’ performance was also a C-USA top performance for 2009.
Fylladitakis and the Miners return to action starting this Wednesay at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas.