Westfield, Mass- Lesley University took home the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Champion honors for the first time since 2014 after placing five runners in top 10 during the 2017 NECC Women's Cross Country Championships at Stanley Park in Westfield, Massachusetts.
Men’s and women’s cross country started out 2016 strong in their first races of the season at the Wheelock Cross Country Opener. Naomi Ricciotti (Phoenix, Ariz.) ran a 17:03 over the 2.08 mile course, winning first place in the opening race of the year. Fellow teammates Destiny Spears (Annapolis, Md.) and Christina Babcock (Shirley, Mass.) took second and third, respectively.
In two meets this season, the men's and women's teams have combined for three wins and one second place finish. The women have both victories, the men hold the second place finish. Samantha Libby (New Gloucester, Maine) and Naomi Ricciotti (Phoenix, Ariz.) have the top times among the Nighthawks women, Tim Brown (Orange, Conn.) and Joshua Oliver (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) hold the top times for the men.
The Nighthawks Women's Cross Country team won their second consecutive meet on Saturday, winning the Mitchell 5k by two points over Mitchell. Newbury's total team time would also better Mitchell by just one second.
In the Nighthawks first meet this season at the Wheelock Opener, Newbury runners combined to turn in the top eight overall times (3 women, 5 men). The men's team combined for a time of 1:25:17, beating the second place team, Daniel Webster, by over 19 minutes and averaging a time of nearly four minutes better per runner.
BOSTON, Mass. - The Newbury College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams began the 2016 campaign with convincing victories in this afternoon’s tri-meet with Daniel Webster College and, host, Wheelock College at Daisy Field. Seniors Tim Brown (Orange, Conn.) and Naomi Ricciotti (Phoenix, Ariz.) took home individual medalist honors.
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Head Men's and Women's Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Coach Valerie Sturtevant has resigned her position at Newbury College to pursue new career opportunities. Sturtevant will remain on staff through Tuesday, August 16th.
Senior Katelyn Roeser (Nashua, N.H.) and first year runner Josh Gallup (Mayfield, N.Y.) finished seventh at the Lt. Travis J. Fuller Invitational, Saturday afternoon. Gallup led the men’s cross country team to a third place finish while Roeser led the women to fourth place at Mass. Maritime’s 11th Annual cross country meet.
The Newbury College men’s and women’s cross country team opens up the 2015 season with the Wheelock College Invitational on Tuesday September 1st along with New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) foe Wheelock College, announced Monday morning.
This past weekend, the Newbury College women’s cross country team competed in a tough field at the Keene State College Cross Country Invitational. Leading the pack for the Nighthawks was the Phoenix, Arizona native, Naomi Ricciotti.
WATERFORD, Conn. - Newbury College sophomore runner Naomi Ricciotti (Phoenix, Ariz.) led the Nighthawk women, finishing 13th in an 18-runner field at the Mitchell College Invitational, early Friday evening. Ricciotti crossed the finish line with a time of 27:01.0.
The Newbury College women's cross country team was picked seventh in vote by the nine New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) head coaches, announced Saturday evening. The Nighthawks received 24 total points.
The Newbury College women’s cross country team was chosen fifth in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Pre-Season Poll with a total of 29 points, announced Wednesday afternoon. Under second year Head Coach Jelani Townsell and a strong core of returning upperclassmen, the Nighthawks will look to compete for a conference title.
For the fourth straight year the annual Male Scholar-Athlete Award went to a member of the Newbury College baseball team. Senior Chris Ninteau (Lisbon, Conn.) followed two-time recipient Patrick Curry ’12 and Jimmy Languirand ’11 to become the fourth member of the Nighthawks baseball team to earn the distinguished honor while women’s tennis senior Hazel Gammad (Needham, Mass.) earned the honors for the women.