Junior Marcus Brown
Jan. 17, 2006
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - - Southern Miss' Marcus was named Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the LSU Purple Tiger Invitational over the weekend.
Brown, a junior from Meridian, Miss., broke the Southern Miss school record in the 35-pound weight throw at the LSU Purple Tiger Indoor. Brown's winning toss of 60-03.25" outdistanced the second-place competitor by 5-03.25". The meet was the season-opener for the Golden Eagles. Brown surpassed the old record he set last season by 3'4".