Dendinger earns Athlete of the Week honor
Wayne State senior thrower Michaela Dendinger was named the NSIC Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week this week, following her performance in last weekend's Nebraska Graduate Classic in Lincoln.
Dendinger threw an NCAA automatic mark of 51 feet, 8 1/4 inches on Friday to finish second in a strong field of Div. I throwers, tossing the top Div. II mark of the season. She also won won the weight throw with a distance of 62- 6 3/4 and is now for third in NCAA Div. II.
It is Dendinger's first Athlete of the Week award this season.