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Cross Country Programs Honored By USTFCCCA with Team and Individual All-Academic Accolades The Amherst College men's & women's cross country programs and eight individual team members were honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with academic accolades for their performances in the classroom and on the trails in 2019.
NESCAC Announces Fall 2019 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams HADLEY, Mass. – Sixty-six Amherst College student-athletes were named to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic team on Tuesday morning for their success in the classroom, while eight Mammoths were recognized for their dedication to sportsmanship and named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
Men's XC Closes Out 2019 With 23rd Place Finish at NCAA Championships Making the program’s 10th team appearance at the national meet, and sixth straight, the Amherst College men’s cross country team posted a 47-85-131-139-170-(182)-(209) scoring order and an average 8K time of 25:44 to close out the 2019 season with a 23rd place finish at the 32-team NCAA Championships at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.
NCAA Preview: Mammoths Capture At-Large Bid, To Make 6th Straight Nationals Appearance Placing all seven harriers inside the top-50 to earn fourth overall at the talent-packed New England Regionals on Nov. 17, the No. 20 Amherst College men's cross country team put forward a strong enough argument to the selection committee to capture an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships hosted by Spalding University and the Louisville Sports Commission at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky this upcoming Saturday, November 23.
Men's XC Lands All Seven Harriers Inside Top-50, Clinches 4th at Regionals Placing all seven harriers inside the top-50 and registering a team 8K mark of 25:37, the Amherst College men’s cross country team earned an fourth place finish at the 54-team 2019 New England Championships hosted by Bowdoin College at Pickard Fields.
Ferguson-Dryden Earns Men's Cross Country All-NESCAC Nod Amherst College senior captain Spencer Ferguson-Dryden of the men's cross country team has been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Second Team following his standout performance at the 2019 NESCAC Championships.
Men's XC Edges Three Ranked Teams to Finish as NESCAC Runner-Up The fifth straight year the Mammoths have taken either gold or silver at the annual conference meet, the No. 32 Amherst College men's cross country team placed four harriers inside the top-20 to post a 14-17-18-19-(33)-(35) scoring order and take second overall at the 2019 NESCAC Championships while donning its championship season white uniforms Saturday afternoon.
NESCAC Preview: Men's XC Looks to Three-Peat at League Championships Ranked No. 32 in Division III and No. 6 in the New England Region in the latest USTFCCCA National Coaches Poll, the Amherst College men's cross country team is set to travel to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 2 to defend their back-to-back conference titles at the 2019 NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College. Competitors in the 36th installment of the annual conference meet will hit the trails at Mount Greylock High School, with the men's eight -kilometer race scheduled to begin at 12 p.m.
Men's Cross CountryCross Country Programs Honored By USTFCCCA with Team and Individual All-Academic Accolades
General NewsNESCAC Announces Fall 2019 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
Men's Cross CountryMen's XC Closes Out 2019 With 23rd Place Finish at NCAA Championships
Men's Cross CountryNCAA Preview: Mammoths Capture At-Large Bid, To Make 6th Straight Nationals Appearance
Men's Cross CountryMen's XC Lands All Seven Harriers Inside Top-50, Clinches 4th at Regionals
Men's Cross CountryFerguson-Dryden Earns Men's Cross Country All-NESCAC Nod
Men's Cross CountryMen's XC Edges Three Ranked Teams to Finish as NESCAC Runner-Up
Men's Cross CountryNESCAC Preview: Men's XC Looks to Three-Peat at League Championships
Athletes Of The Week
"Andrew is one of the hardest workers on the team, which is well respected and noted by each of his teammates."Andrew Leung ' 22
"Lindsey has shown her commitment to excellence in her academics, diving, and in being a continued pillar of support for her teammates."Lindsey Ruderman '21
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