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J. DeLeon Earns ECAC Award; Alexander Named Tourney MVP

By Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director

MIT football player Jose DeLeon '97 rushed for a personal best 246 yards in Saturday's 3412 victory over Nichols College. DeLeon had touchdown runs of 54, 20, and 64 yards.

He was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference New England Division III Player of the Week, and was also the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

DeLeon has rushed for 337 yards and five touchdowns since his return from wrist surgery two games ago.

Additionally, Eric Seidel '97 was named to the ECFC weekly honor roll for his play at free safety.

Women's Volleyball

Volleyball player Kamilah Alexander '96 was named the most valuable player of the Hall of Fame Classic Tournament held at Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges.

Alexander led MIT to a runner-up finish in the tourney, which was won by Gustavus Adolphus College of Minnesota.

The Engineers currently have a 265 record and are the top-rated team in both the New England Division III and in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Northeast Regional Poll.