Springfield, Mass. - September 5, 2017 - Junior Kristen Madeia (Berlin, Conn.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Runner of the Week after her impressive season-opening meet this past Friday.
At the Ramapo Season Opener, Madeia, a junior Business Management major, posted a time of 20:14.9 and was Springfield College's top finisher on the 5k course. Madeia, who took third overall in the race, helped the Pride to a total of 51 points en route to a second-place finish in New Jersey.
Springfield College will next run in the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, September 16.