Boston, Mass.-- UMBC track and field standout Alexios Prodanas (Kilkis, Greece) was named America East Field Performer of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday morning. Prodanas had a strong outing at the Pepsi Florida Relays last weekend, picking up where he left off during the indoor season.
Prodanas had a toss of 64.91m in the hammer throw on day two of the relays. The throw was ranks him 22nd nationally and should be enough for an NCAA Preliminary cut for later in the spring. This is his fourth total conference award this year, winning the award three times during the indoor season.
UMBC will continue their march toward the America East Championships this weekend at the Sam Howell Invite on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Princeton University.