2011 Merrimack Women's Cross Country News

Women’s Cross Country Team Receives All-Academic Team Nod After Posting 3.22 GPA
New Orleans, LA – The Merrimack women’s cross country team has been named as an USTFCCCA 2011 Division II Cross Country All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon after posting a 3.22 overall team grade point average. The 4th place finish at the 2011 Northeast-10 Championships was the highest finish for the women in the event since the 1999-2000 season.

Three Women’s Cross Country Runners Land on USTFCCCA Academic All-Americans
New Orleans, LA – Three Merrimack women’s cross country runners have been named to the 2011 US Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team. The three runners include Rebecca Ainscow (Derry, NH), Anne Bajor (Methuen, Mass.) and Fiona Coleman (Windsor, CT).

Cross Country Sees Improvement in 2011
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The 2011 Merrimack men's and women's cross country teams each exceeded the preseason expectations according to the NE-10 Preseason Poll and, with indoor and outdoor track just around the corner, the Warriors are looking to become a force in the Northeast-10 in 2012.

Women’s Cross Country Notches 8th Place Finish at NCAA East Regional
BOSTON, MA- Coming off a strong showing in the Northeast-10 championships, Merrimack women’s cross country finished 8th in the Division II East Regional held at Franklin Park in Boston.

Women’s Cross Country Posts 4th Place Finish at NE-10 Championships
WESTFIELD, MA – The Merrimack women’s cross country team put on a strong showing in their biggest event of the year, bringing home a 4th place finish at the Northeast-10 championships.

Women’s Cross Country Places 32nd at New England Championships
BOSTON, MA- The Merrimack women’s cross country team raced to a 32nd place finish at the New England Championships, held Saturday at Franklin Park in Boston.

Women's Cross Country Finishes Seventh in Codfish Bowl
BOSTON, MA- On Saturday afternoon, the Merrimack women’s cross country finished seventh in the Codfish Bowl, held at Franklin Park in Boston.

Chandler Ortega Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – After winning the Shacklette Invitational, Chandler Ortega was named the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Cross Country Places 2nd at the Shacklette Invitational
MANCHESTER, NH – Freshman Chandler Ortega won her first collegiate race in a time of 19:37.9 at the Shacklette Invitational helping her team gain a 2nd place finish

Women’s Cross Country Opens Season at Skyhawk Relays
EASTON, MA – The Merrimack cross country team opened its season taking part in the Skyhawk Relays on Saturday.

Women’s Cross Country Sixth; Men’s Cross Country Ninth in Preseason Polls
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – With the first meet this Saturday, the Merrimack women’s cross country team was picked sixth while the men were ninth in the Northeast-10 Preseason Polls.

Cross Country Teams Open Season Regionally Ranked
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack women’s cross country team is ranked seventh in the USTFCCA East Regional Rankings to open 2011, while the men’s squad is ranked tenth regionally.

Cross Country Releases 2011 Schedule
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Led by head coach Chris Cameron, who will enter his 18th season, the Merrimack cross country teams will open the 2011 season at the Skyhawk Invitational on September 3.