NEW LONDON, Conn. - Sophomore Kaitlyn Mooney has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week after winning the Purchase Invitationa on Saturday.
Mooney crossed the line in first place (23:39.66 ) for her eighth consecutive top five finish to start her career at the Academy. Coast Guard finished with the lowest possible score of 15 points and earned a point against Merchant Marine in the race for the Superintendent's Trophy.
This is the fifth time in her career she has been named NEWMAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week. She is the reigning NEWMAC Women's Runner of the Year as well.