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Litchfield County Sports: "Lewis Mills Grad Amy Varsell Concludes Stellar Career at Bentley University"

Amy Varsell
Amy Varsell

John Torsiello of Litchfield County Sports recently spoke with Bentley's Amy Varsell, a seven-time All-America, about her standout career. This article appeared online at on June 12.

by John Torsiello

Lewis Mills High School graduate Amy Varsell came to Bentley University as a highly-touted short and middle distance runner. But she was told that perhaps her best chance of success at the next level would be in the longer distances in track and in cross-country.

"I was told by many people that I would have more success in longer races in college," said the Burlington native who graduated from Bentley this past May after doing a post-graduate year. "Although I did do cross-country in high school, I wasn't completely convinced that these judgments were correct. I really, really disliked running distance. The 400-meters was long enough."

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