NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Following a debut for the 2017 outdoor season in the 3,000 meter steeplechase last week at Stanford, Johannes Motschmann of the Iona College track & field program has been honored as the MAAC Men's Track Performer of the Week.
At the Stanford Invitational last Friday, Motschmann placed ninth in the invite 3,000 meter steeplechase for the Gaels. The junior clocked in at 8:50.80 for the fastest time in the MAAC this season thus far by nearly 40 seconds. It was his first steeplechase race of the season.
Looking ahead, the Maroon & Gold have two meets on the schedule in New Jersey starting with the Princeton hosted Sam Howell Invitational on Friday. The second day of the Howell will continue on Saturday in addition to the Rider Invitational.