2015 Assumption College Women's Cross Country News

  • Hounds Announce Incoming Cross Country/Track and Field Class
    July 15, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (July 15) -- The Assumption College cross country/track and field programs have announced the incoming class for the 2016-2017 season. The Hounds, who set indoor and outdoor records in 51 events last season, will again be under the direction of fourth-year head coach Stacie Wentz.
  • Assumption Finishes Sixth in the 2016 NE-10 President's Cup
    June 10, 2016
    Providence, R.I. (June 10) -- Assumption College has finished sixth out of 15 institutions in the 2016 Northeast-10 Conference President’s Cup standings, which were announced on Monday night in Providence, R.I. at the league’s annual Awards Night ceremony at the Providence Hilton.
  • Assumption Athletics Announces the 2016 Hall of Fame Class
    June 02, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (June 2) -- The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced the 2016 Hall of Fame Class, which will be inducted on November 4, 2016. This year’s inductees include Sandy Norton `74 (ice hockey/football), Jeff Blanchard `81 (football), Caitlyn Clark `06 (cross country/track and field, Ralph DeLucia (softball coach) and Ryan Richert `03 (tennis).
  • Avard Earns CoSIDA Cross Country/Track and Field Academic All-District Honors
    May 26, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (May 26) -- Assumption College junior Rachel Avard (Manchester, N.H./Manchester West) has been named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Track and Field and Cross Country Academic All-District Team, recognizing the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
  • A Look Back at the 2016 "Houndies" Student-Athlete Awards Show
    May 13, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (May 13) -- The Assumption College Department of Athletics recently held the First “Houndies” Student-Athlete Awards Night, honoring the top student-athletes and accomplishments from the 2015-2016 athletic season. The event was held in Laska Gym with nearly 700 student-athletes and special guests in attendance and featured women’s basketball head coach Kerry Phayre and football head coach Bob Chesney as emcees for the evening.
  • Athletics Holds Its Fourth Annual Academic Excellence Breakfast
    April 08, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (April 8) -- The Assumption College Department of Athletics held its Fourth Annual Academic Excellence Breakfast event on Friday morning at the Atrium in the Testa Science Center.
  • Athletics Signs Nike Contract With Kangaroo Crossing
    April 06, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. (April 6) -- The Assumption College Department of Athletics has signed a three-year contract extension with Kangaroo Crossing as the department’s official Nike apparel and equipment supplier, as announced by Nick Smith, director of athletics.
  • Five Hounds Named to USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Teams
    March 03, 2016
    New Orleans, La. (March 3) -- Five members of the Assumption College men’s and women’s cross country teams have been named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic Team honors.
  • Assumption Places 276 on NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    February 11, 2016
    Mansfield, Mass. (February 11) -- The Northeast-10 Conference has released its Fall 2015 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and for the fall semester, 276 Assumption College student-athletes earned a spot on the honor roll for posting a grade point average (GPA) of a 3.0 or higher. Overall, 3,663 NE-10 student-athletes achieved a 3.0 or higher, which is a new conference mark and an improvement of over 200 from last fall.
  • Arnold, Avard and Shain Earn Academic All-Conference Honors
    February 05, 2016
    Mansfield, Mass. (February 5) -- Assumption College student-athletes Amanda Arnold (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy), Rachel Avard (Manchester, N.H./Manchester West) and Alex Shain (Sanford, Maine/Sanford) have named to the Northeast-10 Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Teams, as voted by a panel of athletic administrators from the league’s 15 member institutions.
  • "Norwell's Flaherty wins Tufts Race in visually impaired division"
    November 29, 2015
    Norwell’s Michaela Flaherty grew up wearing glasses because of blurry vision. The older she got the more her vision started to suffer.
  • Women's Cross Country Races to Sixth at NCAA Regionals
    November 08, 2015
    The Assumption College women's cross country team finished sixth out of the 31 teams at the NCAA Regionals on Sunday in Hopkinton, N.H. Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veteran's Memorial) remained the front runner for the Hounds, finishing ninth with a time of 22:00.5 to set a new personal best. The sixth-place finish as a team equals the program's best-ever finish in the NCAA Regionals.
  • "Peabody’s Pagliuca putting Assumption cross country on the map"
    October 28, 2015
    Antonia Pagliuca is becoming the poster runner for the Assumption College cross country team.
  • Women's Cross Country Takes Third at the NE-10 Championship
    October 25, 2015
    The Assumption College women's cross country team finished third out of the 15 teams at the Northeast-10 Championship in Colchester, Vt. on Sunday. Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass. / Peabody Veteran's Memorial) remained to be the front runner for the Hounds finishing 6th with a time of 22:44.9
  • Women Chosen Third, Men 10th in NE-10 Pre-Championship Poll
    October 22, 2015
    Mansfield, Mass. (October 22) -- In the Northeast-10 Conference Pre-Championship Polls, the Assumption College women’s cross country team has been chosen third, along with a 10th-place finish in the men’s poll.
  • Women's Cross Country Finishes Eighth at Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup
    October 16, 2015
    The Assumption College women's cross country team finished eighth at the Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup on Friday afternoon at the Hopkinton State Fairgrounds, hosted by Franklin Pierce. This meet is a chance for runners to see the course before the NCAA Regional on Nov. 8.
  • Pagliuca Leads Women's Cross Country at New England's
    October 10, 2015
    The Assumption College women's cross country team finished 31st out of 39 teams and third out of eight among Division II squads at the New England Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning at Franklin Park.
  • Pagliuca Earns NE-10 Cross Country Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 05, 2015
    Mansfield, Mass. (October 5) -- Assumption College sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veteran’s Memorial) has been named as the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Paul Short Invitational last Friday.
  • Pagliuca Paces Hounds at Paul Short Invitational on Friday
    October 02, 2015
    The Assumption College women's cross country team finished 30th out of 45 teams and eighth among Division II squads at the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa. Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veteran's Memorial) was yet again the team’s top runner, crossing in 51st place out of 385 finishers in a time of 22:27 over the muddy 6K course.
  • Women's Cross Country Finishes Second in NE-10 Preview Meet
    September 26, 2015
    Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veteran's Memorial) was the first Hound to cross on Saturday at the Northeast-10 Preview Meet as she finished fourth overall at the event. As a team, the Hounds placed second out of the five schools competing.
  • Women's XC Shines at UMass Dartmouth in Fifth-Place Finish
    September 19, 2015
    Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veteran's Memorial) was the first Hound to cross on Saturday at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational as she finished 16th overall at the event. As a team, the Hounds placed fifth out of the 42 schools competing in the event, which also included eight teams that didn’t have enough runners for a team score.
  • Pagliuca Paces Hounds at Season-Opening Shacklette Invitational
    September 05, 2015
    Sophomore Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass. / Peabody Veteran's Memorial) was the first Hound to cross on Saturday morning at the Shacklette Invitational as she finished fourth overall at the event. As a team, the Hounds placed fourth out of eight in the event.
  • Cross Country/Track and Field Announces Incoming Class
    July 30, 2015
    Worcester, Mass. (July 30) -- The Assumption College cross country and track and field programs have announced their recruiting class for the upcoming 2015-2016 season.