Empire 8 Athlete of the Week
2016 Dec 12Matt Battaglia has been named Empire 8 Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 11. Battaglia won the 1,000-meter run and was part of the winning 4 x 400 relay at the RIT Early Season Invite on Thursday. He clocked a 2:37.95 in the 1,000 to take first. The senior teamed up with Jacob Murray, Jenoy Merchant and Nathaniel Murad to claim the top spot in 4 x 400 relay (3:35.50), over three seconds ahead of RIT.