Joel Altavesta: FootballJoel Altavesta
of the Springfield College football team has been named this week’s Springfield College Male Maroon Athlete of the Week. The senior had 97 rushing yards and a touchdown on Saturday to help lead Springfield to a 49-40 win over Western New England on the road. It was the first ever meeting between the two city schools. An All-American fullback last season, Altavesta has transitioned to a halfback this season. The senior, a native of Tewksbury, Mass.
has become a leader in a youthful Pride backfield.
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