Griffin Earns NEWMAC Men's Runner of the Week
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- September 29, 2008
-- Mike Griffin
has been selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week after having a solid performance this weekend at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College.
Griffin, a native of Scarborough, Maine. led the Pride to a seventh-place finish out of 18 teams in the event.
Personally, Griffin finished the 8k course in sixth place out of 205 runners in a time of 26:39. In the race, Griffin averaged a 5:22 mile en route to finishing in sixth among some of the top competition in the region.
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 .
Contact Head Coach Brown
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