Minneapolis, MN --- WPI junior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) has been tabbed as a member of the D3football.com Team of the Week. He named the WPI Men's Student-Athlete of the Week and a Liberty League Honor Roll selection yesterday (Monday).
He joins Jeff Martin and Jason Lamb as the programs only two-time honorees, having earned the accolade for his efforts against Norwich in 2015. The three 2016 selections thus far (Pacheco, Lamb, Blaine Bursey) tie the 1999 team (Martin, Jerome Hunter, Steve Horsman) for most in a season.
Pacheco logged 10 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, a sack and a key safety in the fourth quarter, as WPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 19-7 victory over host RPI Saturday.
Football (5-2, 2-2 LL) welcomes Hobart (6-1, 3-1 LL) to Alumni Stadium Saturday for a noon kickoff.