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Marisa Clapp Selected ECAC's Top Runner

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 6, 2002 - Springfield College junior Marisa Clapp is the ECAC Division III Performer of the Week in women's cross country.

This is the second time this season that the four-time All-American has earned the distinction.

Clapp, a junior from Charlton, Mass., won the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Cross Country Championship to lead the Pride to fourth place with 93 points in the 10-team field. The conference's Runner-of the Year covered the 3.1-mile course in a time of 18:02, which is a Wellesley College course record. She was 36 second better than the second-place finisher.

Clapp and her teammates will compete at the ECAC Championship this Sat., Nov. 9 at Williams College.

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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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