October 14, 2008

Sutherland Named Patriot League Runner & Rookie Of The Week

Oct. 14, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - Freshman Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.) was named the Patriot League Runner and Rookie of the Week for her performance the week of Oct. 6-12. Sutherland competed in the New England Championship on Oct. 11 in Boston, Mass and helped lead the women's team to a 12th place team finish out of 45 teams.

At the New England Championship, Sutherland ran her second fastest time of the season, 18:41. She was the top finisher for the Crusaders, finishing 38th out of 298 runners. This is the second time Sutherland has been honored for her performance as she was named Patriot League Rookie of the week of September 15-21.

The Crusaders return to action on November 1 at the Patriot League Championship in Bethlehem, Pa. at 11:00 a.m.