Girls’ cross-country

Athletes of the Year

Jordan O'Dea

Division 2: Dennis-Yarmouth, Junior
A repeat All-Scholastic selection, O'Dea has been undefeated in the Atlantic Coast League two years running, and has strong wins at the Catholic Memorial Invitational, the Division 4 EMass meet and the Division 1 All-State meet (18:34.4). She's also a member of the MSTCA All-Academic team.

Catarina Rocha

Division 1: Peabody
Rocha crushed the competition at both the EMass Divison 1 meet (18:06) and the All-State Division (18:12) this season, earning another All-Scholastic selection. She followed up her Massachusetts domination with a third-place finish at the Foot Locker Northeast Regionals to earn her second trip to nationals.


Olivia Brackett

Weston, Senior
The Dual County League Runner of the Year finished first at the conference meet, the EMass Division 5 meet, and the Bowdoin Park Invitational. The honor roll senior also finished ninth in the Division 1 All-State race. She's also been honored with Weston's Scholar-Athlete Award.

Christine Davis

Acton-Boxborough, Junior
Davis has been an asset to the Acton-Boxboro cross-country squad these past three years, and has twice been named team MVP. She finished second at the DCL meet this year, third at the Ocean State Invitational, and third at the Division 1 EMass meet.

Priyanka Fouda

Wellesley, Senior
Fouda, a repeat All-Scholastic selection, was undefeated in the regular season this year and also took the top spot at the Division 3 EMass meet. The senior captain and two-time team MVP finished eighth at both the Brown Invitational and the Division 1 All-State meet.

Alexandria Giese

Franklin, Senior
Giese, the Hockomock MVP, turned in a brilliant, 17:49.99 performance at the Junior-Senior State Coaches Invitational, to take the win. She followed that up with another strong title-winning run at the EMass Division 2 meet, and finished 11th at the All-State Divison 1 meet.

Sarah Keiran

Ipswich, Senior
Keiran was named the Tigers' MVP for the third straight season after her wins at the Division 6 EMass meet and the Catholic Memorial Invitational Division 2 meet. The Cape Ann League Small Runner of the Year is also the reigning indoor mile champion.

Brianna Malanga

Loomis Chaffee, Senior
Malanga won five of the seven races she competed in this fall including the NEPSTA Division 1 championship at Phillips Andover which she won by 12 seconds. An honors student, the Connecticut resident is a four-year varsity athlete in cross-country, track and basketball.

Abigail McNulty

Bishop Feehan, Junior
This talented sophomore had a breakout 2011, making a name for herself amongst the Shamrocks' star-studded roster with her third-place finish in the Division 2 All-State race as she helped Bishop Feehan to its third straight title. An EAC All-Star, she also runs track.

Maggie Mullins

Andover, Senior
Mullins was consistently near the front of the pack at the major meets this season, finishing third at the Catholic Memorial Invitational, second at the EMass Division 1 meet (18:41) and third at the All-State meet (18:45). She was also a Spring 2010 All-Scholastic.

Lauren O'Neil

Falmouth, Freshman
O'Neil started her major meet season strongly with her 18:57 time at the McIntyre Twilight meet, good for fifth place. She was sixth at the Catholic Memorial Invitational, second in the EMass Division 2 championship race, and seventh at Division 1 All-States. O'Neil is also a varsity swimmer.

Kerry Phelan

Hamilton-Wenham, Senior
Phelan finished third (19:24) at the EMass Division 3 meet and fourth (18:58) at the All-Division 1 State meet, where Hamilton-Wenham finished second. The senior captain and National Honor Society member led the Generals to their seventh straight undefeated Cape Ann League regular season.

Kathleen Powell

Bishop Feehan, Senior
Powell was second at the Division 2 All-State meet with her 18:44 time, leading Bishop Feehan to the state title. This is the second All-Scholastic cross-country nod for the senior cocaptain, who is also a member of the English Honor Society at Feehan.

Mackenzie Shelgren

Masconomet, Senior
Shelgren's 19:20 time in the Division 2 EMass race was good for second place, making the senior a big part of Masconomet's narrow title win over Lincoln-Sudbury. The captain also finished second at the Cape Ann League meet and was fifth at the All-States.

Emily Stark

Middlesex, Senior
Stark took on all comers this season and came away victorious every time. She was the ISL champion for a second time, and this fall with the largest margin of victory ever (1:06). She is a four-time New England champion who holds 13 course records. She will atten Yale.

Marykate Surette

Pingree, Senior
Surette finished the season undefeated, winning the EIL championship this year at Franklin Park and followed that up by winning the NEPSTA Division 4 title as well. A high-honors student, she is a two-time league all-star and is a member of the track team.

Erin Svensen

Bishop Feehan, Senior
Svensen took 11th place at the Division 2 All-State meet to help push Bishop Feehan to its third-straight state cross country title. The senior co-captain and four-time Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star also captains the Shamrocks' indoor and outdoor track squads.

coach of the year

Keith Erwin

The Panthers were lights-out under Erwin this season, going 8-0 in the Patriot League before winning the Division 3 EMass meet and the Division 1 All-State meet. The '98 Whitman-Hanson Alum called fall 2011 "an amazing season ... one that I will cherish forever."

John Monz

Weston went 8-0 and won the Dual County League title. Under Monz, a cross-country coach for 30 years, Weston nearly unseated perennial Division 5 EMass power Hamilton-Wenham, falling one point short. The Wildcats were also strong the following week, finishing third behind Bishop Feehan and Hamilton-Wenham at Division 2 All-States.


Atlantic Coast
Dennis-Yarmouth: Jordan O'Dea, Mary Stafford, Ashylnne Xharios. Falmouth: Corrine McGillicuddy, Lauren O'Neil. Marshfield: Jocelyn Hubbard, Sarah Nicoll, Katie O'Driscoll. Plymouth North: Nicole Borofski, Sophie Gorton. Plymouth South: Brittany Reed. Sandwich: Troy Sivco.

Bay State
Brookline: Charlotte Cole, Jessica Lu, Evan Sternstein. Natick: Erin Murphy. Needham: Lily Corcoran, Olivia Nolan, Caroline Turner. Newton North: Evie Heffernan, Becca Trayner. Norwood: Kelsey Colbert. Walpole: Kristen Coyne. Wellesley: Priyanka Fouda, Katya Querfurth, Betsy Waisel. Weymouth: Molly Barker, Ashley Betts, Morgan Fitzgibbon, Bridget Jaklitsch.

Big Three
Brockton: Samantha Sinesi, Sarah Sinesi. Durfee: Sarah Skillin. New Bedford: Ellie Bucknell.

Cape Ann
Hamilton-Wenham: Kerry Phelan. Ipswich: Sarah Keiran. Masconomet: Mackenzie Shelgren.

Catholic Central
Archbishop Williams: Danielle Famularo, Sarah Saccoach. Arlington Catholic: Brigid Kirkpatrick, Kaitlin McCauley, Lauren O'Neill, Janelle Solviletti. Austin Prep: Elizabeth McDermott. Bishop Fenwick: Taylor Black, Faye Haley, Arianna Maida, Hannah Smith. Cardinal Spellman: Molly Curtin, Liz Jordan, Lauren McGillivrary. Lowell Catholic: Stacie Hestand. Marian: Emma Hazen, Sarah Lagan, Maria Schwab.

Catholic Conference
Fontbonne: Michelle Hurwitz, Collette O'Connor. Mt. Alvernia: Dominique Davis. Notre Dame (Hingham): Sarah Brennan, Elizabeth Constantino, Clara King, Kelsey Whitaker. Ursuline: Meghan Grela, Noah Griffin, Cayla Kalinowski.

Chelsea: Tatyana Almeida, Duska Cvjetan, Arandeni Ramos. Essex Aggie: Andrea Kenna. Greater Lawrence: Danisa Medina. Minuteman: Marissa Estrada. Mystic Valley: Fallon Bushee, Elise Sheehan. Shawsheen: Allyson Delano, Amanda Leonard, Taylor Lynch, Kathleen Silk.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Brook Blackshaw, Sophie Brown, Joling Campo, Christine Davis, Cierra Zambarano. Concord-Carlisle: Caitlin Lawlor, Megan Radcliffe, Isabelle Williams. Lincoln-Sudbury: Brianna Bisson, Marika Crowe, Daniela Hargus, Emily Knaul, Katie La Scaleia. Newton South: Lucrecia Aguilar, Anna Laurence, Anna Rhatigan. Wayland: Phoebe Morse. Westford: Tia Caldwell, Emily Ruggiero. Weston: Olivia Brackett, Abigail Pohl, Zoe Snow, Charlotte Walmsley, Edom Wessenyeleh.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Bryanna Harum, Abigail McNulty, Kathleen Powell, Erin Svensen, Kate Svensen. Coyle & Cassidy: Emily Curly, Meghan Hutch, Megan Ritchie. Somerset Berkley: Kelsey McGinnis.

Bancroft: Rachel Brutvan. Berwick: Emily Duchene. Dana Hall: Molly Chisholm. Newton Country Day: Mairead Mederios. Pingree: Maddie Dwortz, Amanda Monteforte, Marykate Surette, Erin Thomassen. Winsor: Sarah Goodman, Hannah McGrath, Kristen Skillman.

Loomis Chaffee: Brianna Malanga.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Emma Paine, Noa Randall, Lydia Shitaye. Malden: Lauren Benoit, Jackie Bouley, Haley DeFillips, Haley Dowdie. Somerville: Melina Garro-Duplisea, Pristine Mei.

Franklin: Alexandria Giese, Lauren Hagen, Sarah Vetrano. King Philip: Hannah Beaulieu, Stacey Wojcik. North Attleborough: Liz Blanchard. Oliver Ames: Megan Fitzgerald, Maggie Harding, Shannon Hickey, Robin Leowald, Jillian McAullife. Sharon: Caroline Sun. Stoughton: Amy Kelly, Kerry O'Neil.

Middlesex: Emily Stark.

Bristol Aggie: Rebecca Broadbent, Hannah Roger. Diman: Bianca Paiva. Martha's Vineyard: Hannah Moore. Norfolk Aggie: Elizibeth Fournier, Sarah Ketchum, Julia Schnabel. Sacred Heart: Kellie Goodell, Rebecca Stanton. West Bridgewater: Charlotte Allen, Emma Cashman, Carly Fritas, Jasmine Neilan, Alison Wyman.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Leila Aruri, Meghan McPhee, Maggie Mullins. Billerica: Megan Mahoney. Chelmsford: Ali Wood. Haverhill: Riley Gilmore, Samantha Kelleher, Bridget Twoomey. Lowell: Bryanna Allison, Erin Donovan, Grace Ndungu. Methuen: Marwah Haq.

Middlesex (Large)
Arlington: Julia Lenef, Caitlin Pigott. Belmont: Lea Aftandalian, Rebecca Harris. Lexington: Sarah Foster, Emma Houston, Saaya Maeda, Cassie Peterson, Grace Vogelzang. Winchester: Hyatt Benkiran.

Middlesex (Small)
Melrose: Katrina Frazier, Kelli Halligan, Sarah McDonald. Stoneham: Meredith Coccoluto, Abby Kendall, Adrianne Stelmack. Wakefield: Lucy Howard, Kelly Ledoux-Walsh, Jen Saponaro. Watertown: Jaime Russo. Wilmington: Callie O'Connell.

Presentation of Mary: Abiah Floyd, Julia Splaine, Maria Splaine. Tri-County: Corrie Desilets.

Peabody: Catarina Rocha. Revere: Caitlyn Caramello, Nikki Nelson. Salem: Kiara Colman, Dasha Corpuz, Shannon Davis, Ysabel Figueroa, Marlena Udden. Winthrop: Jordon Griffiths, Shannon Mahoney, Michaela McCarthy, Alessandra Scorzel, Victoria Scorzella, Julia Wallace.

Old Colony
Bridgewater-Raynham: Kasey Fries, Alicia Porter, Kayla Porter. Dartmouth: Helen Friedman, Cali Warner. Taunton: Jackie Bornemann, Tyla DaPonte, Cynthia Goulart, Dominque Mendes.

Duxbury: Lauren Bittrich. Hanover: Amanda Lawlor. Hingham: Samantha Pinkham, Morgan Sullivan. Middleborough: Mary Cole. North Quincy: Emily Bryson, Julia Bryson, Danielle Mullaney. Pembroke: Caroline Kelly, Michaela Ng, Chelsea Savage. Scituate: Caroline Keefe. Whitman-Hanson: Abby Baker, Rachael Baker, Gianna Cacciatore, Jenny Dimascio-Donohue, Casey Egan, Caroline Mulrey, Nathan Stephansky, Kelsey Tierney.

South Shore
Abington: Emily Atkinson, Liz Morgan. Carver: Ainsley Ryan. East Bridgewater: Jocelyn Bates, Nicole Bowen, Alicia Cutter, Jessica Jezard, Summer Jones. Harwich: Shannon Grossman. Hull: Chrissy Secatore. Norwell: Margatret Hayes, Lauren Humphrey, Vanessa Lyle, Siobhan Murphy, Sarah Perfetuo, Catherine Stack. Rockland: Jen Asci.

Dover-Sherborn: Olivia Cannon, Lee Milne, Julia Pearson. Holliston: Jill Rosati, Katie Salley. Hopkinton: Shelby Aarden, MaryKate Cavanaugh. Medfield: Ashley Campisano, Sally Todd, Taylor Worthy. Westwood: Kate Groton, Andrea Simi, Nora Smith.