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Track & Field: Babicz Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week
Matt Babicz

Matt Babicz

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK -- For the second time this season, DePaul senior Matt Babicz has been named the BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week.

The announcement was made by the BIG EAST Conference on Thursday morning.

Babicz posted a career-best throw of 19.09 meters at the Sun Angel Classic last Saturday (April 12) to win the premiere division of the shot put competition. For Babicz, it was his third shot put win of the outdoor season in as many tries. In 2013-14, he has eight wins in shot put events; he won five during the indoor season.

Babicz and the Blue Demons will next be in action this Saturday (April 19) at the DePaul Blue Demon Open in Chicago. Action from Lane Stadium will begin at 10 a.m.