Barnstable alum excels at Worcester Poly athletics

Dereck Pacheco WPI student athlete of the week
Dereck Pacheco in uniform for WPI football. Photo courtesy of Worcester Polytech.

Dereck Pacheco of the Worcester Polytech football team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 23rd. He was also named to the Liberty League Football Weekly Honor Roll, according to a release from WPI.

Pacheco, a Barnstable High School alumnus, logged 10 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, a sack and a key safety in the fourth quarter, as WPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 19-7 victory over host RPI Saturday. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on