Garcia and Mahan Garner National Recognition from

Brian Mahan and Lou Garcia

Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior Lou Garcia (Springfield, MA) and junior Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) were honored by, as announced on Monday and Tuesday.

In a week that saw Garcia pick up Play of the Week honors, Mahan stole the show with a career-best three interceptions in WPI's 31-14 road win at Catholic. His first pick led to a WPI touchdown that tied the game at 7-7 and his final pick in the end zone sealed the victory in the waning moments. Mahan was also credited with a pass breakup en route to being named to the Team of the Week.

It was a busy two days on the new media awards circuit as Garcia's play is also under consideration for Hero Sports D3 Play of the Week while senior Blake Rice (North Branford, CT), who was named WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week, and junior Luca Cerasani (Abington, MA) represented the Engineers on the Noontime Sports Team of the Week. Team of the Week Release Play of the Week Release