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Women's Cross Country Ties for Fourth at NEWMAC Championships

2010 NEWMAC Women's Cross Country All-Conference Team Complete Results

Paxton, Mass. - October 30, 2010 - The Springfield College women’s cross country team finished in a tie for fourth place this afternoon at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships. The Pride women finished with 136 points, tied with the Coast Guard Academy.

Lacey Cartier was Springfield’s top finisher, placing 12th overall with a time of 19:17.44 on the 5K course.

The MIT women won the event with 24 points and an impressive five top-10 finishers. Wellesley (31 points), Smith (121), Springfield, and Coast Guard rounded out the top five.

The Pride also saw top-35 finishes from Michelle Mirti and Erica Fisher. Mirti finished the course in 20:18.46 while Fisher ran it in 20:29.86. Others scoring for Springfield were Sissel Holloway in 20:56.84 and Molly Parshley in 21:00.99.

Next Saturday the Springfield College women head to Bristol, R.I. for the ECAC Division III Championships.

2010 NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country First-Team All-Conference
Randelle Boots, Wellesley
Katherine Eve, MIT
Tania Morimoto, MIT
Alina Gatowski, MIT
Camille Basurto, Wellesley
Leah Clement, Wellesley
Martina de Geus, MIT

2010 NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Second-Team All-Conference
Clair O’Connell, MIT
Cristina Lucas, Wellesley
Molly Shanley, Wellesley
Charlotte Margel, Babson
Lacey Cartier, Springfield
Sarah Sprague, MIT
Vicky Hewey, WPI

2010 NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year
Randelle Boots, Wellesley

2010 NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Year
Martina de Geus, MIT

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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 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. Read more.

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