Men’s Track & Field’s 4x400m Lauded as NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week

Men’s Track & Field’s 4x400m Lauded as NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week

Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA), senior Paul-Henry Schoenhagen (Cleveland Heights, OH), sophomore Nick Fleury (Hopkinton, NH) and senior Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) teamed up to earn NEWMAC Men's Relay Team of the Week accolades.

The 4x400-meter foursome collaborated to post a season and NEWMAC-best time of 3:18.56 Saturday at the Conn. College Silfen Invitational. It is also the seventh-ranked time on the Division III performance list.

Rus was also third in the 400-meter dash (49.54) and Schoenhagen was fourth (49.58) while Fleury, who was also a member of last week's relay honorees, took 10th in the 100-meter dash (11.28). Staver ended up 13th in the 800-meter run (1:56.62).

Coast Guard's Raeford Penny (Chantilly, VA) and MIT's Chris Washington (Frisco, TX) were the NEWMAC Track and Field Athletes of the week, respectively.

WPI concludes the regular season with Williams, Middlebury and SUNY Oneonta Saturday in Williamstown.

NEWMAC Release