WESTWOOD, Mass. - After leading the WPI women's cross country program to a second place finish at the 2018 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, head coach Brian Chabot has been named the 2018 Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Coast Guard's Kaitlyn Mooney collected Athlete of the Year honors for the second straight year, after crossing the line first in 18:39. Einat Gavish earned 2018 Rookie of the Year accolades after an impressive sixth place finish in 19:32.
In addition to the All-Conference honors the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team is listed below. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.
Athlete of the Year
Einat Gavish, MIT
Rookie of the Year
Brian Chabot, WPI
Coach of the Year
2018 NEWMAC Women's Cross Country All-Conference Team (Top 17)
Chaela Hood, Babson College
Nicolina Braccio, Clark University
Anita Green, Coast Guard
Chelsea Swift, Emerson College
Marissa McPhillips, MIT
Hannah Gershone, Mount Holyoke College
Haley Markos, Smith College
Hannah Wunderlich, Springfield College
Grace Cowles, Wellesley College
Emma Yount, Wheaton College
Steffany Halfrey, WPI