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Five Eastern Students Win First Weekly Conference Awards

sports-klein head shot.jpgFive Eastern athletes received honors by the Little East Conference in the first weekly report of fall 2011. Freshman David Klein (New Milford), at left, was named male cross country Rookie-of-the-Week and junior forward Daniela Marchitto (Orange) took the honors as women's soccer Offensive Player-of-the-Week. Members of the men's soccer team earned three of the four weekly awards: junior forward Cory Tobler (Portland) was named Offensive Player-of-the-Week, senior back Aaron Smiles (Bedford, MA) Defensive Player-of-the-Week and senior keeper Carl Appel (West Windsor, NJ) Goalkeeper-of the-Week. In his first collegiate race, Klein led the Warriors at the finish line with an overall finish of eighth in a field of 43 this past Friday at the Jim Sheehan Memorial at Coggshall Park at Fitchburg, MA. Klein was timed in 27:37 over the 4.75 mile course. As a team, Eastern finished second in a field of four.


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