Natalie Bettez, Women's Cross Country

Natalie Bettez, Senior, Women's Cross Country

Lining up against Division I, II and III competitors at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championship (NEICAAA) at Franklin Park on Saturday, Bettez won the race with a 17:57.85 time across 5,000 meters. She is the first Jumbo to win the event since Kathy Whitcomb from Tufts won the inaugural NEICAAA 5k for women in 1975. Bettez has won all three races that she has started this fall.