Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week
Alex Rus - Track & Field - Sophomore - Newton, MA
Alex Rus from the track & field team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 29th. Rus set two school records, one NEWMAC championship record and won a pair of events as the team finished second Saturday. He began by teaming with Oliver Thomas, Antoine Harris and Nick Fleury to secure the first victory of the day with a 42.48 in the 4x100-meter relay. He went on to handed in a NEWMAC and WPI record of 48.17 in the 400-meter dash, which ranks 11th on the NCAA performance list. The sophomore then wrapped up his day with a school-record 21.83 in the 200-meter dash.