BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- For the second straight week, Bridgewater State University sophomore Joshua Higgins has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week.
Higgins placed second in the 800-meter run last week at the MIT Last Chance Qualifier with a career-best time of 1:52.13. The Fitchburg, Massachusetts product also ran a leg on the Bears’ 4x400-meter relay which placed fifth at the meet with a school-record time of 3:16.99.
The MASCAC Track Athlete of the Week honor marks the seventh of the 2017-2018 academic year for Higgins. He also earned the distinction five times during the indoor season.
Higgins wrapped up the 2018 outdoor season ranked 30th in all of Division III in the 800.