RICHMOND, Va. – VCU Men's Track & Field athlete Jaekob Vollbrecht was honored by the Atlantic 10 Conference on Monday when they announced him as the Men's Rookie of the Week.
Vollbrecht, a freshman from Spotsylvania, Va., earned the honor after a weekend in which he set a new personal best in the Weight Throw with a 16.01m toss. His mark earned him a top-10 finish at the VMI Keydet Invitational. Additionally, Vollbrecht placed third in the Shot Put after recording a throw of 16.93m.
The Rams will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 25 when they travel to Fairfax, Va. for the George Mason Invitational.