Mooney Wins Second Straight NEWMAC Championship

Kaitlyn Mooney
Kaitlyn Mooney

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Sophomore All-American Kaitlyn Mooney ran an 18:38 and easily won her second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship leading Coast Guard to a third place finish for the third straight season.

Mooney won the race by 21 seconds.

Junior Olivia Suski (19:58) was the second Coast Guard finisher as she placed 13th to earn All-conference honors for the first time in her career.

Rounding out the Bears top seven were Anita Green in 23rd (20:26), Kirsten Carson in 27th (20:35), Mia Huncharek in 35th (20:49), Maeve Roach in 37th (20:50) and Nayalina Tamariz in 40th (20:57).

MIT won with 20 points, WPI was second with 71 points and Coast Guard had 85 points.

The Bears are back in action on Nov. 10th at the New England Division III Championship.