NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Craig Johnson, Lyndon State
(Freshman, North Kingstown, RI)
Freshman Craig Johnson won the NAC Championships in a time of 29:03. It was the first win of Johnson's career.

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Lyndsay Calkins, Lyndon State
(Senior, Danville, VT)
Calkins won the NAC Championship race in an outstanding time of 18:52. The 5K course was hilly, muddy, but Calkins bested the next closest competitor by over a minute.

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Lyndsay Calkins, Lyndon State
(Senior - Danville, VT)
Lyndsay Calkins placed 9th out of 267 women at the RPI Invitational. She covered the 5K course in 18:17.

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Allynne O'Hearn, Lyndon State
(Freshman - Pelham, NH)
Allynne O'Hearn ran as Lyndon's number two runner for the fifth consecutive race by covering the 5K course in a season PR of 21:25.

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Craig Johnson, Lyndon State
(Freshman - North Kingstown, RI))
Craig Johnson placed 79th overall out of 306 runners and was the top Lyndon State finisher at the RPI Invitational finishing in the 8K  in 27:43.

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Wildens Fils, Lyndon State
(Freshman - Stamford, CT)
Wildens Fils placed 109th overall out of 306 runners and was Lyndon State's number two runner for the second consecutive week. Fils completed the 8K in a time of 28:39.

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Jeffrey Paul, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Wallingford, CT)
Paul led Castleton to a sixth place finish at the Western New England College Invitational, finishing in 16th place out of 129 runners. Paul finished the 8,000 meter course in 28:19.

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Craig Johnson, Lyndon State
(Fr, - North Kingstown, RI)
Freshman Craig Johnson placed 4th overall and was the top Lyndon State finisher at the Saint Michael's/University of Vermont Tri-Meet. Johnson set a 8K PR of 27:58.

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Maggie Klein, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Castleton, VT)
Klein set a new personal best in the 5,000 meter race at the Western New England College Invitational. Klein toured the course in 19:13, finishing first out of 150 competitors. It was the second win of the season for Klein and helped the Spartans to a third-place finish out of 20 teams.

 

 

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Melani St. Pierre, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Charlestown, NH)
At the State of Maine Championships, St. Pierre was the first Farmington runner to cross the finish line on the 5K course in 21st place at 20:01.93

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Maggie Klein, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Castleton, VT)
Klein finished 24th out of 206 runners at the James Early Invitational hosted by Westfield State College. Klein ran the 5,000 meters in 20:27 to lead the Spartans to an 8th place finish in the 22 team field.

 

 

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Melani St. Pierre, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Charlestown, NH)
St. Pierre led the way for the Beavers at St. Joseph's College's Runnin' Monk Invitational. She posted a 20:33 to win the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Ty Thurlow, Me.-Farmington
(SR, - Lee, ME)
Thurlow paced the Beavers with a second place finish at St. Joseph's College's Runnin' Monk Invitational. Thurlow toured the 8K course in 29:05.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Cam Betts, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Gray, ME)
Betts helped the Beavers with a third-place finish at St. Joseph's College's Runnin' Monks Invitational. Betts toured the 8K course in 29:40.

 

 

 

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Craig Johnson, Lyndon State
(Fr, - North Kingston, RI)
Freshman Craig Johnson placed 23rd overall and was the top Lyndon State finisher at the Vermont State Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 29:04 in a field that included Middlebury and the University of Vermont.

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Matt Methot, Maine Maritime Academy
(Freshman, Runner - Portland, ME)
Matt came in third place out of 36 runners at the UMaine Farmington Invitational on Saturday. The freshman finished with a time of 29:46 on the 8K course.

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Lyndsay Calkins, Lyndon State
(Sr., - Danville, VT)
Senior Lyndsay Calkins placed 8th at the Vermont State Intercollegiate Championships in a field that included Division I University of Vermont and Middlebury. She covered the course in 19:41.

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Allynne O'Hearn, Lyndon State
(Fr, - Pelham, NH)
Freshman Allynne O'Hearn ran as Lyndon's number two runner for the third consecutive race by covering the course in 23:14. O'Hearn set a personal course record of over one minute on the Castleton State Course.

 

 

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Lyndsay Calkins, Lyndon State
(Sr, - Danville, Vt)
Senior Lyndsay Calkins won the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers Invitational in a time of 20:46 over the challenging 5K course. Calkins was 2 minutes and 44 seconds faster the second place finisher!

 

 

 

 


WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Allynne O'Hearn, Lyndon State
(Fr, - Pelham, NH)
Freshman Allynne O'Hearn (Pelham, NH) placed fifth at the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers Invitational in a time of 23:55. O'Hearn was Lyndon State number two runner on the day over the challenging 5K course.

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Nicholas Grasso, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Schenectady, NY)
Grasso placed 68th out of 155 competitors in the Cod Fish Bowl at Franklin Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Grasso finished the 8,000 meter race in 28:42, his fastest time this season.

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Craig Johnson, Lyndon State
(Fr, - North Kingston, RI)
Freshman Craig Johnson placed eighth overall and was the top Lyndon State finisher at the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers Invitational. Johnson covered the challenging 8K course in a time of 31:02.

 

 

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

 MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Cam Betts, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Gray, ME)
Betts finished 117th at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational Saturday to lead the Beavers. Betts toured the five-mile course in 27:32 -- a top 10 time in school history for the distance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Django Koenig, Johnson State College
(Fr., - Plainfield, Vt.)
Koenig ran to a 236th place finish at UMass Dartmouth and helped JSC to a 38th place team finish. Koenig ran the 8K race in 31:21.

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Maggie Klein, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Castleton, VT)
Klein ran a career-best 19:25 in the 5,000 meter women's race at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Her time was good enough for 37th place out of the 310 entries.

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Melani St. Pierre, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Charlestown, NH)
St. Pierre paced the Beavers with an 88th-place finish at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. St. Pierre finished with a time of 19:58 on the 5K course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Tim Millett, Me.-Farmington
(SO, - Gorham, ME)
Millett opened the season for the Beavers with a 12th-place finish at the University of New England Invitational. Millett ran the 8,000-meter race in 29:49.

 

 

 

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Cam Betts, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Gray, ME)
Betts had a solid debut for the Beavers at the University of New England Invitational. Right on the heels of teammate Tim Millett (12th, 29:49), Betts finished 13th at 29:50 for Farmington.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Maggie Klein, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Castleton, VT)
Klein finished 10th out of 179 entries at the Smith Invitational to lead Castleton to a 9th place finish out of 17 teams. The junior ran the 5,000 meters in 20:58 for her second-straight top-10 finish to start the season.

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Melani St. Pierre, Me.-Farmington
(FR, - Charlestown, NH)
St. Pierre had a standout debut for the Beavers with a sixth-place finish at the University of New England Invitational. St. Pierre toured the 5,000-meter course in 21:42 to lead Farmington.

 

NAC Cross Country Weekly Honors

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Jon Preuss, Johnson State College
(Sr., - Boonton Township, N.J.)
Jon Preuss paced Johnson State and finished 12th overall at the Castleton Invitational on Sunday. Preuss finished with a time of 32:02.22 in an incomplete team finish.

 

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Django Koenig, Johnson State College
(So., - Plainfield, Vt.)
Django Koenig raced to a 29th place overall finish in his first collegiate race in an incomplete team finish for Johnson State. Koenig finished the race with a time of 36:41.37.

 

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Maggie Klein, Castleton State College
(Jr., - Castleton, VT)
Klein picked up the first collegiate win of her career at the Spartan Invitational on her home course. Klein's 5K time of 20:20 bested her closest competitor in the field of 45 by seven seconds, and led Castleton to the team win.

 

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Jasmine Yuris, Johnson State College
(Fr., - Moodus, Conn.)
Yuris finished 19th overall in a time of 25:34.07 in her first college race helping the Badgers to a 5th place team finish at the Castleton Invitational on Sunday.