March 21, 2011

Welle, Holt-Gosslein Tabbed with NEWMAC Weekly Honors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –Seniors Paul Welle and Anna Holt-Gosselin were selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track Athletes of the Week on Monday.  Both runners kicked off the outdoor season with victorious performances in the Husky Invitational hosted by Northeastern University over the weekend.

Welle finished first in the 5000 meters at Northeastern, besting teammate Richard Prevost by six seconds to win the event in 15:17.18. Holt-Gosselin was even more impressive, winning the 10,000 meters with a time of 36:02.79, more than a minute and a half faster than her nearest competitor. Holt-Gosselin set a new MIT record and achieved an NCAA Provisional qualifying standard in the process.