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Nine Student Athletes Garner NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors

Women's Cross Country Babson Park, Mass. - November 6, 2008 - The Springfield College women's cross country team recently had nine student athletes named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference 2008 Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team.

Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2008 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 10 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

The 2008 NEWMAC Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team
Kristen Lang - 2010 - Babson
Brooke Badon - 2011 - Clark
Heather Goodale - 2011 - Clark
Kaitlyn Sephton - 2009 - Clark
Emma Siemasko - 2010 - Clark
Gwen English - 2009 - Coast Guard
Tessa Knott - 2010 - Coast Guard
Adrienne Bolger - 2009 - MIT
Jennifer Doyle - 2009 - MIT
Elizabeth Finn - 2009 - MIT
Alina Gatowski - 2011 - MIT
Maria Monks - 2010 - MIT
Jacqueline Wentz - 2010 - MIT
Rebecca Adikes - 2011- Mount Holyoke
Emma Angus - 2011 - Mount Holyoke
Rebecca Engell - 2011 - Mount Holyoke
Jessamyn Rising - 2009 - Mount Holyoke
Stephanie Sluyter - 2010 - Mount Holyoke
Christine Dzialo - 2010 - Smith
Emily Yen - 2009 - Smith
Nora Youngs - 2009 - Smith
Mollie Berndt - 2011 - Springfield
Lacey Cartier - 2011 - Springfield
Catherine Croce - 2010 - Springfield
Rachel DiMattia - 2011 - Springfield
Amanda DiPaolo - 2010 - Springfield
Kristyn Meade - 2009 - Springfield
Jacquelyn Pires - 2011 - Springfield
Nicole Reynolds - 2010 - Springfield
Tiffany Rozenas - 2011 - Springfield

Hannah Sholder - 2009 - Wellesley
Jessica Weng - 2009 - Wellesley
Megan O'Sadnick - 2009 - Wheaton
Marissa Gray - 2009 - WPI
Beth Hegarty - 2010 - WPI
Julie Hickman - 2009 - WPI
Jennifer Himottu - 2009 - WPI
Danielle Volpe - 2010 - WPI

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Head Coach Jim Pennington

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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