Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Report 2/27

Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Report 2/27

Track Athlete of the Week

Brian Amaral  

Brian Amaral
Fitchburg State
Junior • Tewksbury, Mass.

Amaral helped guide the distance medley relay team to a seventh place finish with time of 10:20.16 to set a new school record in the process before adding an eighth place effort in the 3000 meter with a season-best time of 8:35.79 to claim All-New England Honors at the NEICAAA Championships.  

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Field Athlete of the Week

Sam Weeks   

Sam Weeks
Worcester State
Senior •  Metheun, Mass.

Weeks placed second in the shot put with a personal best throw of 16.26m (53’ 4.25”) to move up to 17th in all of NCAA Division III at the NEICAAA Championships. He also placed 4th in the weight throw at 17.55m (57’ 7”) to earn All-New England accolades in both events. 

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Rookie of the Week

Joshua Higgins  

Joshua Higgins
Bridgewater State
Freshman • Fitchburg, Mass.

Higgins garnered All-New England honors in both the 500-meter dash and the 4x400-meter relay at the NEICAAA Championships. Placed eighth in the 500 with a finals time of 1:05.85. Ran a leg on the Bears’ 4x400 relay which placed seventh with a season-best time of 3:21.03.    

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