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More 2003 Cross Country Stories

Men Capture First, Women Second at UMass-Dartmouth Invitational
September 22 - For the second time in as many tries, the Amherst menís cross country team captured first place, while the womenís team, competing without top runner Carter Hamill, was equally impressive, and finished second at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Invitational, held at the UMass-Dartmouth campus this past weekend. Full Story

Hamill Leaving X-Country, Track Competition In The Dust
September 8 - The pile of worn-out running shoes in the far corner of Carter Hamillís dorm room is the lone evidence that one of the best, brightest and most unassuming collegiate distance runners in the nation lives there. No medals or All-America certificates adorn her walls, only the minimountain of identical pairs of spent New Balance, which serves as an unintentional shrine to the hundreds of miles sheís logged on the tracks, trails and roads of Amherst. Full Story

Men & Women Sweep Season-Opening Amherst Invitational
September 6 - Led by first-place menís finisher, junior Matt Katz, and second-place womenís finisher, junior All-American Carter Hamill, the Amherst menís and womenís cross country teams swept their own season-opening Amherst Invitational Meet on Saturday. The men topped a seven-team field with 37 points, followed by Trinity (48), Coast Guard (71), Southern Maine (78), Springfield (116), Babson (153) and Western New England (210). With 29 points, the women bested four teams; Trinity (41), Springfield (66), Babson (122) and Western New England (139). Full Story

Cross Country Eyes Return to Nationals in 2003
August 26 - Led on the women's side by junior All-American Carter Hamill and All-New England men's co-captain John Stanton-Geddes, head coach Erik Nedeau's cross country troops return the majority of last year's squads in hopes of qualifying for the season-ending NCAA Championships. Full Story


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