CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Recent MIT alums Justin Bullock '14 (Detroit, Mich.) and Jaclyn Konopka '14 (Novi, Mich.), who competed for the men's and women's track and field teams, were both awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, a grant worth $7,500 for postgraduate study.
Bullock ran cross-country and track for four years and was an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award Finalist this past spring. He won the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) 1,500m in 2013 and 2014. On December 1, 2012, Bullock placed third in the 3,000m at the Jay Carisella Track and Field Invitational with a time of 8:19.12, breaking the MIT varsity record of 8:20:69 set by Ben Schmeckpeper '05 in 2005.