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Joel Altavesta: Football

Joel Altavesta
Joel Altavesta of the Springfield College football team has been named this week's Springfield College Male Maroon Athlete of the Week. A senior fullback from Tewksbury, Mass., Joel rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns in the 44-14 win over Rochester in SC's Liberty League debut this past Saturday. His TD's were of 68, 2, and 24 yards. He averaged 12.6 yards per carry. A criminal justice major, Altavesta is now averaging 100.5 yards per game, and is the leading rusher (402 yards) on the team that is ranked second nationally (374.8 yards per game) in Division III rushing through four games.

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