2018 MIT Women's Cross Country News

  • Men's, Women's Cross Country Honored With USTFCCCA Academic Awards
    February 25, 2019
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced its 2018 National Academic Awards as 11 individuals and the MIT men’s and women’s cross country teams were recognized.
  • MIT Ranked 12th in the 2018 Learfield Directors' Cup Fall Standings
    January 03, 2019
    n the 2018 Fall Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, MIT is currently ranked 12th in the country among Division III programs with a total of 218.50 points. The Engineers are again the top-ranked program overall from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) after claiming four league championships in the fall.
  • No. 4 Women's Cross Country Finishes Third at the NCAA Championship
    November 17, 2018
    Led by an All-American performance from senior Leandra Zimmermann (Augsburg, Germany), the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team finished third at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship. The Engineers finished with 247 points as the third-place showing is MIT’s highest since a third-place performance in 2015.
  • Taylor Honored as USTFCCCA Women's New England Regional Coach of the Year
    November 13, 2018
    MIT cross country head coach Halston Taylor has been named as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) New England Region Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. This is the fifth time he has earned this honor for the women’s teams.
  • No. 4 Women's Cross Country Captures Third Straight Regional Crown
    November 10, 2018
    Led by five All-Region performers, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country captured its third straight and seventh overall NCAA New England Regional Championship with a total of 87 points on Saturday morning. The victory gives the Engineers an automatic berth in next week’s NCAA National Championship.
  • Taylor, Rosenkranz and McPhillips Honored In NEWMAC Postseason Awards
    November 01, 2018
    Three members of the MIT men’s and women’s cross country programs were recently recognized in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Postseason Awards. Head coach Halston Taylor was named as the Men’s Coach of the Year, while men’s senior Josh Rosenkranz (Glencoe, Ill.) and women’s junior Marissa McPhillips (Narragansett, R.I.) each earned spots on the All-Sportsmanship Teams.
  • No. 4 Women's Cross Country Wins 12th Straight NEWMAC Championship
    October 27, 2018
    On Saturday, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team won its 12th straight NEWMAC Championship as the Engineers overcame the rainy conditions at the meet hosted by Smith College.
  • Women's Cross Country Places Program-Record 13 on NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    October 25, 2018
    Westwood, Mass. (October 25) -- The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Women’s Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team. MIT is second in the NEWMAC with a single-season program record 13 Academic All-Conference selections as 80 student-athletes were honored overall.
  • No. 4 Engineers Place Second of 52 Teams at Pre-Nationals Meet
    October 13, 2018
    At the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational Pre-National Meet on Saturday, the No. 4 MIT women’s cross country team finished second out of 52 teams with a total of 108 points.
  • No. 4 Women's Cross Country Finishes Second Overall at NEICAAA Championship
    October 06, 2018
    Led by a sixth-place finish from freshman Izzi Gengaro (Boonton Township, N.J.) and four runners inside the top 20, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team finished second overall and first among Division III programs at the 2018 NEICAAA Cross Country Championship on Saturday. The Engineers finished with 78 points, placing second behind only Division I Boston College.
  • No. 4 Engineers Repeat as Purple Valley Classic Champions
    September 22, 2018
    For the second straight season, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team captured the Purple Valley Classic, which was hosted by Williams College. The Engineers finished with 67 points to win by a 14-point margin over No. 8 Williams.