Mikaela Stofferahn

Mikaela Stofferahn

MITCHELL, S.D. - The Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger Athlete of the Week is Mikaela Stofferahn, it was announced by the DWU athletic department Monday.

 Stofferahn won the women’s shot put competition at the DWU Alumni Open on Saturday with a toss of 45-5.25 feet. The toss broke a school record of 43-5.25 which she set earlier this season at the Concordia Classic. She also competed in the weight throw competition where she placed 11th with a mark of 40-2.5 feet.

 The Dell Rapids, S.D., native currently ranks fifth in the GPAC and ninth in the nation for the women’s shot put competition and has qualified for nationals.

 The Tigers will compete at the SDSU Classic on Friday and Saturday in Brookings, S.D.