Hemagiri Arumugam Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week

Oct. 14, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Junior Hemagiri Arumugam has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week after leading MIT to a 12th place finish at the All-Division New England Championships held Saturday at Franklin Park.

His time of 25:19 was good for 27th overall out of a field of over 300 runners. Arumugam was the second best finisher among all Division III runners in the meet and the top finisher among NEWMAC competitors.

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