Peterson Named NEC Men's Track Athlete of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) – Patrick Peterson (Gloversville, NY) was named Northeast Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week, announced by the NEC on January 24.

The sophomore mid-distance runner, who also was named Enterprise Rent-A-Car/SHU Student Athlete of the Week, set a school record in the 1000 meter run with a time of 2:26.58 at the Boston University Quad Meet.  His performance helped lead the Men's Track and Field team to an overall win against BU, Boston College, Colgate, and UMass-Lowell.

With his record run, Peterson also qualified for the IC4A, set a personal best, and moved into first place in the NEC and fourth place in New England.