Gollin Earns All-NEWMAC; Bears Place Third

Gollin Earns All-NEWMAC; Bears Place Third

BOSTON, Mass.--(10/31/11)--Freshman Beth Gollin placed eighth overall and Coast Guard placed five runners in top 40 to finish third at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship at Franklin Park.

Gollin, who has been the top Coast Guard finisher in every race this season, finished the 5K course in 19:15 to earn All-conference honors which go to the top 14 finishers.

Junior Sarah Blatt was 19th overall in 19:54, sophomore Meghan Kalinowski was 29th with a time of 20.27.

Also for the Bears, freshman Ellie Wu was 35th in 20:38 while classmate Cameo Ulbricht finished 37th with a time 20:40.

MIT won its fifth straight NEWMAC Championship as the Engineers finished with 22 points, Wellesley was second with 50 points while the Bears had 102 points to place third. Coast Guard had placed fourth in each of the last two seasons.