Runner of the Week
Ricky Elmer (So.), Elms College
Sophomore Ricky Elmer (Chicopee, Mass.) finished tops amongst NECC competitors at the Blazers Invitational, running the 8K course in 31:33.7, to finish in ninth overall.
Rookie of the Week
John Mateo (Fr.), Mitchell College
Freshman John Mateo (New London, Conn.) made his collegiate debut over the weekend, and recorded a top-10 finish at the Blazers Invitational. He completed the 8k course in a time of 31:37.9, the fastest by a NECC rookie and the second-fastest by a NECC runner. He finished 10th overall in the field of 53 runners.