BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- For the fourth straight week and eighth time this season, Bridgewater State University freshman Jacob DeAndrade has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) GEICO Men's Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week. GEICO is the proud sponsor of the MASCAC Weekly awards program.
DeAndrade placed first in the 100-meter dash with a finals time of 10.85 seconds at the MIT Final Qualifying Meet. The Taunton, Massachusetts also added a fourth-place performance in the 200-meter dash (22.24).
All told, DeAndrade garnered MASCAC Track & Field Rookie of the Week accolades an impressive 15 times during his freshman year of competition. He also earned the honor seven times during the winter indoor season.
Earlier this week, DeAndrade earned USTFCCCA Division III All-New England status in the 100-meter dash. He posted his career-best time of 10.77 seconds at the Division III New England Championships on May 4th.