Bijan Mazaheri Named ECAC New England Division III Male Track Athlete of the Week

Bijan Mazaheri Named ECAC New England Division III Male Track Athlete of the Week
Bijan Mazaheri '16

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA -- The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced today that Bijan Mazaheri of Williams College has been named the ECAC New England Division III Athlete of the Week.

Senior captain Bijan Mazaheri broke his second indoor Williams College school record of the season by winning the 3K at the All-New Englands Track & Field Championships at Boston University. Mazaheri clipped over four seconds off the Williams record that had stood for 21 years by finishing in 8:14.02. Mazaheri beat seven Division I runners in his race.

The previous Williams 3K best was 8:18.16 by Marzuki Stevens '96 in 1995. Mazaheri's time is currently the 4th fastest run this winter season in NCAA Division III.

On February 13 Mazaheri broke the Eph 5K indoor record running at Boston University when he was timed in 14:11.49, establishing the fastest 5K Division III time of the season.