October 14, 2008

Jacqui Wentz Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week

Oct. 14, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Junior Jacqui Wentz has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week after leading nationally-ranked No.12 MIT to a 15th place finish at the All-Division New England Championships held Saturday at Franklin Park.

Wentz finished 29th in a field of over 300 runners. Her time of 18:31 was the second fastest all-time by an MIT harrier at Franklin Park. She had the best time among NEWMAC runners in the race and was eighth among all Division III competitors.

This is the third conference weekly honor for Wentz this season. She was previously named Runner of the Week on September 16 and October 6.