MASCAC Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Report 2/26

MASCAC Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Report 2/26

Track Athlete of the Week

Joshua Higgins
Bridgewater State
Sophomore • Fitchburg, Mass.

Higgins finished 24th in the 800-meter run at the BU Last Chance Meet with a career-best time of 1:53.94. Also ran a leg on the Bears’ record-setting 4x400-meter relay. The foursome placed sixth in the event with a time of 3:18.76 as they eclipsed the previous BSU indoor mark of 3:19.14 set in 2015. Currently ranks 36th in all of Division III in the 800, while the Bears’ 4x400-meter relay squad ranks 25th in Division III.

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Field Athlete of the Week

Marcus Vieira
Worcester State
Junior •  Peabody, Mass.

Vieira broke his own school record in the weight throw with a distance of 19.15m (62’ 10”), earning a first place finish at the BU Last Chance Meet. With this result, he currently sits at fifth in the national rankings.

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Rookie of the Week

John Lara
Bridgewater State
Freshman • S. Boston, Mass.

Lara ran a leg on the Bears’ record-setting 4x400-meter relay at the BU Last Chance. The foursome placed sixth in the event with a time of 3:18.76 as they eclipsed the previous BSU indoor mark of 3:19.14 set in 2015. The Bears’ 4x400-meter relay squad currently ranks 25th in all of Division III.

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