Clapp Earns All-America Honors At The NCAA Championships
ST. LAWRENCE, N.Y.
, May 24, 2003 - Springfield College junior All-American Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
finished seventh in the 1,500-meter final (4:32.98) Saturday, at the 2003 NCAA Division III National Championship meet at the Merrick-Pinkard Track on the campus of St. Lawrence University.
Clapp earned her second-consecutive All-America honor in the event after finishing sixth at the 2002 nationals. She brings her career All-American total to five, including three in track, and two in cross country.
On the men's side, senior Jason Jackson (Phippsburg, Maine)
reached the finals in the 100 meters, running to ninth-place in a time of 11.15 seconds.
Sophomore All-American Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
finished eighth in his preliminary long jump flight Friday, with a 21-foot, 1.25 inch, effort.
Junior Leyla Williams (Unionville, N.Y.)
placed sixth in the preliminary round of the hammer throw (150 feet, 1 inch) while freshman Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
finished seventh in the prelims of the javelin throw (123 feet, 8 inches).
Head Coach Jim Pennington
Jim Pennington enters his 29th season as head coach of the Springfield College women’s cross country and track and field teams in 2012-2013. Under Pennington’s direction, the Pride has recorded seven top 20 finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and seven top 15 finishes at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
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