September 22, 2009

Arumugam Tabbed as NEWMAC Runner of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Following a strong performance at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational, Hemagiri Arumugam was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week on Monday. Arumugam, who received the league's weekly honor three times as a junior, is a two-time All-Conference performer as well.

The senior helped the Engineers earn a sixth-place finish among 37 teams at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Arumugam's time of 25:05 was good for 7th overall, fifth best of all Division III runners and tops among NEWMAC competitors.

MIT's Jacqui Wentz picked up the Women's Runner of the Week award.