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Mantero is AMCC Newcomer of the Year and All-Conference Honoree in Women's Cross Country

Mantero is AMCC Newcomer of the Year and All-Conference Honoree in Women's Cross Country

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Penn State Altoona sophomore Patricia Mantero (San Juan, PR/Academia del Perpetuo Socorro) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Newcomer of the Year in women's cross country on Friday and also earned a spot on the AMCC All-Conference Team.

Mantero was the top finisher for the Lady Lions in six of their seven races during their 2012 schedule. In the AMCC Championship on October 27, she placed 11th out of 97 female runners in the 6K event with a time of 25:55.4.

Earlier this season, Mantero was named the AMCC's Women's Runner of the Week for the week of October 22.

To see the complete 2012 AMCC Women's Cross Country All-Conference Team, go to http://www.amcconf.org/wxcallconf2012.htm online.


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