CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – American University track freshman Jim Belfatto was voted the M-F Athletic Patriot League Male Rookie of the Week and the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week by virtue of his performance last Saturday.
At the Mason Spring Invitational in Fairfax, Va., Belfatto ran 3:50.66 in the men’s 1,500. It was the best mark of the season by the Eagles in that event and was a qualifying time for the IC4A Outdoor Championships to be held in May.
His mark also ranks third-fastest in the Patriot League so far this season.
Belfatto is an AU freshman from Broomall, Pa. The selection as the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week is his second of the season.