Women's Cross Country Program
A program rich in tradition, St. Lawrence University's women's cross-country team is a regular contender for conference, state and regional honors. The Saints have also represented the University well on the national stage, landing five team berths to the NCAA Championships including 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Under head coach Mike Howard, the team finished in second place overall at the 2009 NCAA Championships while Wendy Pavlus '11 won the program's first individual national championship. Pavlus then repeated as the 2010 national champion, finishing her senior campaign undefeated against Division III competition.
Iin addition to placing numerous individuals in the championship field throughout the past decade, the Saints have also had success at the conference and regional levels as well. St. Lawrence won its ninth consecutive Liberty League conference title and were crowned the New York State Collegiate Track Conference champions for the third straight year in the fall of 2010. Additionally, the women's team won its second consecutive Atlantic Regional championship in 2010, and has finished among the top 10 teams in the NCAA Atlantic region every year since 1999.
In the last seven seasons (2004-2010), the Saints produced the Liberty League Runner of the Year and Rookie of the Year in addition to producing the 2008, 2009, and 2010 NYSCTC Runner of the Year and USTFCCCA Atlantic Regional Coach of the Year. In 2010, St. Lawrence climbed to No. 2 in the USTFCCA national poll, its highest ranking in program history
The Saints compete in the Liberty League, which consists of teams from Clarkson, Hamilton, Rensselaer, Union, Vassar and William Smith, as well as the NYSCTC, which consists of 16 institutions throughout New York State. The team also participates in many of the major NCAA Division I, II and III invitationals throughout the Northeast.
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