Mount St. Mary's Men's and Women's Cross Country Headed to Northeast Conference Championships on Saturday

Mount St. Mary's Men's and Women's Cross Country Headed to Northeast Conference Championships on Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S CROSS COUNTRY
Northeast Conference Championships
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I.

Men's NEC Championship Page | Women's NEC Championship Page

Women's Race (8K):  11:00 a.m. | Men's Race (5K):  12:00 p.m.

Results: Will be available at www.northeastconference.org and www.mountathletics.com following the race.

MOUNT ENTRIES: Men: Kevin Dorsey, Paul Fagnano, Benjamin Finnigan, Nicolas Fransham, Isaac Kole, Will Merritt, Brandon Nichols, Jonah Smith, John Wang, Mitchel Wileczek
Women:  Destiny Boone, Sara Chepkoit, Clarke Hooper, Erin Jaskot, Alexandra Kay, Grace King, Ashleigh Kocher, Maddie Kole, Stella Noecker, Adria Pirozzi

LAST YEAR AT THE NEC'S:  Nicolas Fransham and Isaac Kole each earned All-Northeast Conference honors to lead the Mount St. Mary's men's and women's cross country teams at the 2018 NEC Championships hosted by Central Connecticut at Stanley Quarter Park.  The Mountaineer men's team finished in fourth place while the women finished in seventh.  Fransham finished eighth overall with a time of 26:27.1 for the eight-kilometer course.  It is the second consecutive season that Fransham has earned All-NEC honors, becoming the first Mountaineer since Dylan Bernard (2008-11) to earn All-NEC honors in back-to-back seasons.  Click HERE for a full recap.

MOUNT HISTORY AT THE NEC CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Mount has had a storied history at the NEC Championships since joining the league in 1988-89. The men's team won the title four consecutive seasons (1995-98) while the women's team won the title in 1991 in addition to a three-year run from 1994-96. 

MOUNT INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS:
Men's Team
Kip Cheruiyot (1989)
Bernard Kitur (1994 and 1995)
Daniel Kinyua (1997 and 1998)

Women's Team
Nadine Jamerson (1992)
Rebeccah Wassner (1994 and 1996)
Robin Kloster (1995)
Jessica Totaro (1997)

OTHER AWARD WINNERS
Men's Coach of the Year
Mike Merritt (1995-98)

Women's Coach of the Year
Mike Merritt (1994, 1996)

Men's Freshman of the Year
Cleophus Koros (2002)
Matt Logie (2005)

Women's Freshman of the Year
Maddie Kole (2016)
Megan Kinsella (2009)
Roberta Pickens (1996)

Men's All-Conference Selections
Bernard Kitur (1993, 1994, 1995)
Shawn McElhaugh (1994, 1995)
Richard Bush (1995)
Brian Rosenberg (1995, 1996, 1997)
Aaron Price (1996, 1997)
Dan Shaffer (1996, 1998)
Ryan Walsh (1996)
Daniel Kinyua (1997, 1998)
Tim Kitching (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
Shawn Day (2001)
Cleophus Koros (2002)
Zach Emerson (2005, 2006, 2007)
Matt Logie (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Dylan Bernard (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Kyle Ryan (2008)
Tommy Gruschow (2012)
Chris Swisko (2012)
Nicolas Fransham (2016, 2017)
Isaac Kole (2017)

Women's All-Conference Selections
Rebecca Wassner (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
Amy Linson (1993)
Sarah Johnson (1993)
Robin Kloster (1994, 1995, 1996)
Stella Cinoa (1994)
Heather Moul (1994, 1995, 1996)
Amy DeBor (1995, 1996, 1997)
Jess Totaro (1995, 1996, 1997)
Farrah Ryan (1995)
Lisa Prey (1996)
Sheila Valentine (1996)
Stacy Valentine (1996)
Stacy Stoner (1997)
Sarah Wassner (1997)
Leah Pfeiffer (1998)
Kari McCarty (2001)
Brittany McCann (2003, 2005)
Terri Gibbons (2004)
Megan Kinsella (2009, 2010)
Kristen Galligan (2013)
Stephanie Borland (2013)
Maddie Kole (2016)