Mada Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week for Second Time
April 9, 2018

CHICAGO – DePaul’s Brian Mada was named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week for the second time during the outdoor season. Mada swept the long jump and triple jump events at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday.

Mada won the long jump and triple jump titles on Saturday at Baylor with a winning distance in the triple jump of 15.36 meters and a long jump distance of 7.37 meters. This week marks the second weekly outdoor honor of the season for the junior following last season that saw him earn the weekly recognition twice in the outdoor season.
Mada was joined on the weekly honors list by Villanova’s Ben Malone as the men’s track athlete of the week, Maya Stephens from St. John’s as the women’s track athlete of the week and Villanova’s Taryn Ashby earned women’s field athlete of the week honors.

Mada and the Blue Demons return to action this Saturday in Champaign, Ill. for the Illinois Twilight.



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