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Joshua Izenbart Selected MIAA Men’s Field Athlete Of Week

Hope College’s Joshua Izenbart has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.

The sophomore of Glenwood, Illinois (Homewood-Flossmoor HS) is being recognized for the first time after winning the decathlon at the Hillsdale College Gina Relays last weekend.

Izenbart recorded a winning score of 6,207 points.

He posted the top decathlon performances in the high jump at 2.01 meters (6 feet, 7 inches), discus toss at 32.42 meters (106-4), javelin throw at 50.78 meters (166-6), the 100 meters at 11.72 seconds, the 400 meters at 52.12 seconds, the 1,500 meters at 4:48.76,  and the 110 hurdles at 15.79 seconds.

Izenbart also finished second in the long jump at 5.92 meters (19-5 1/2) and the shot put at 11.02 meters (36-2), and fourth in the pole vault at 3.0 meters (9-10).