Kerry Phelan
Kerry Phelan
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Peabody, Mass.
High School: Hamilton Wenham Regional
Major: Health Science

2012: Northeast-10 Conference Female Rookie of the Year ... Named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference Third Team after finishing in 15th place with a time of 19:24 at the NE-10 Championships (10/20) ... Enjoyed a stellar debut season with the Warriors, appearing in all six races ... Notched two top-10 finishes ... Began the year helping her relay team finish in fifth at the Skyhawk Invitational (9/1) ... Finished a season-best third at the Rivier Invitational (9/21) ... Was the top freshman finishers at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 22:22, good for 14th place 11/4).

Before Merrimack: Four-year member of the Hamilton Wenham Regional H.S. cross country team ... Helped the team go undefeated in her first two seasons while earning championships at the division, league and state tournament levels ... Earned Salem News All-Star honors as a junior ... Team competed at Nike Regionals Tournament in her junior season ... Featured as one of the Boston Globe's Cross Country Runners of the Year ... Team placed first at Nike Regionals as a senior before competiting in the national tournament ... Member of the top-ranked 4x800-meter relay team in Massachusetts recognized by the Boston Globe and Herald.

Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1994 ... Daughter of Robert and Alison ... Has one sister, Natalie ... Health Science major at Merrimack.