Ponzio Named Pac-12 T&F Men's Field Athlete Of The Week

    March 21, 2017

    LOS ANGELES – USC junior Nick Ponzio was named the Pac-12 Track & Field Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for the week of March 13-19 it was announced by the conference today (March 21).

    Ponzio won the men’s shot put competition at the Trojan Invitational with a mark of 62-7.75 (19.09m), more than a foot over second-place finisher and teammate, Matthew Katnik. Ponzio’s mark is the current NCAA leading throw this season.

    Ponzio also placed fifth in the men’s discus throw with a best mark of 164-5 (50.12m).

    The award is Ponzio’s first conference weekly honor.