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Marisa Clapp Places Third at Middlebury Invitational

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept 14, 2002- Springfield College junior Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.) ran to an impressive third-place finish at the 2002 Panther Women’s Cross Country Invitational held at Middlebury College this afternoon.

Clapp, who won the Amherst Invitational last Saturday, covered the 5-kilometer course in 18:57.5. Teammates Kelley Henry (Whitinsville, Mass.)and Meg Young (Hurley, N.Y.) placed 13th and 14th, respectively, out of 65 runners. Henry’s time was 20:52.4 and Young’s time was 20:58.2.

The Pride placed third in the seven-team field. Host Middlebury won the event. Michela Adrian of Middlebury placed first with a time of 18:50.6.

Panther Women’s Cross Country Invitational (Middlebury, Vt.)
Team Scores:
1. Middlebury (23 points)
2. Amherst (56)
3. SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (69)
4. Potsdam State (128)
5. Norwich (138)
6. Castleton State (172)
7. Johnson State (189)

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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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