Birdsall Selected as NEWMAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Springfield, Mass. - September 14, 2009
- After an impressive individual efforts over the weekend, David Birdsall
earned NEWMAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week accolades, the conference office announced on Monday.
Birdsall led the men's cross country team to a solid showing in its opening race of the season. Birdsall won the 5k race at the Smith Invitational on Saturday afternoon to pace the Pride to a second-place finish.
The Madison, Conn. native started his sophomore year off in impressive fashion as he won the race after he crossed the finish line in 16:57.89, nearly seven seconds faster than the next competitor.
Head Coach Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown will enter his third season as the head men's cross country coach in the fall of 2013. Brown, who was a former All-American at Springfield College in track, is the reigning NEWMAC Coach of the Year after leading Springfield to its second-straight second-place finish at the conference championships a year ago .
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