Marisa Clapp Finishes Third At NCAA Division III New England Regional
, Nov. 15, 2003 – Springfield College senior Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
finished third out of 252 runners in a time of 22:12 to lead the Pride to a 13th place finish out of 35 teams at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Cross Country Championship this afternoon at the University of Southern Maine.
Clapp, who finished fifth in this race last season, qualified for the NCAA National Championship next Saturday in Hanover, Ind.
Springfield complied 359 points as Middlebury (51), Williams (77), and Amherst (113) swept the top three positions.
SC sophomore Meg Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
placed 29th (23:19). She will join Clapp at the national championship next weekend. Sophomore Emily Michaud (Caribou, Maine)
finished 63rd (24:17).
At NCAA Division III New England Regional (Gorham, Maine)
13th/35 teams – 359 points
3 Marisa Clapp (22:12)
29 Meg Young (23:19)
63 Emily Michaud (24:17)
131 Jessica Zaccaro (25:29)
133 Suzie Snyder (25:32)
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 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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