2014 MIT Women's Cross Country News

October 20, 2014
Sarah Quinn Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After leading the No. 4 MIT women’s cross country team to a fourth place finish this past weekend at the AAE Invitational, hosted by UW-Oshkosh, junior Sarah Quinn (Watchung, N.J.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week, as announced on Monday.

October 18, 2014
No. 4 Women's Cross Country Places Fourth at the AAE Invitational
WINNECONNE, Wis. – Ranked No.4 in the latest national poll, the MIT women’s cross country team finished fourth at the AAE Invitational, hosted by UW-Oshkosh at the Lake Breeze Golf Club on Saturday, October 18.

October 14, 2014
Maryann Gong Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – For the first time in her career, sophomore Maryann Gong (Livermore, Calif.) was tabbed New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s cross country runner of the week.

October 11, 2014
Tech Women Cross Third at NEICAAA Championships
Boston, Mass. – Ranked No. 2 in the most recent national polls, MIT’s women’s cross country team took to the trails on Saturday and earned a program record third place finish at the NEICAAA Championships. One of the oldest collegiate cross country contests dating back to 1912, the NEICAAA Championships are held annually on the historic Franklin Park course in Boston and bring together runners from 38 Division I, II, and III institutions from across New England.

October 2, 2014
Sarah Quinn Named ECAC Div. III New England Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After being named New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week, along with the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Division III National Athlete of the Week on Monday, senior Sarah Quinn (Watchung, N.J.) was tabbed Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III New England Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week on Wednesday.

September 29, 2014
Sarah Quinn Named NEWMAC and USTFCCA Runner of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – For the first time this season and second time in her career, junior Sarah Quinn (Watchung, N.J.) was named New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week on Monday.

September 27, 2014
Quinn and Gong Lead Engineers to Team Title at Purple Valley Classic
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Opening up the 2014 competition season on Saturday, the MIT women’s cross country team claimed the team title at the annual Purple Valley Classic. Ranked fourth in the most recent poll, the Engineers dominated the challenging and hill-filled course while battled temperatures in the 80s. Tech was led by top performances from junior Sarah Quinn (Watchung, N.J.) and sophomore Maryann Gong (Livermore, Calif.) who finished 1-2 in the field of 267 women.