Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Announce 2018-19 Class

Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Announce 2018-19 Class

BANGOR, Maine - Husson University men's and women's cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field programs and Head Coach Kate Goupee welcome nearly 30 new student-athletes in the 2018-19 classes.

Head coach Kate Goupee said, "As with each year, we warmly welcome our newest additions to the Track and Field and Cross Country teams at HU in the recruiting Class of 2018. Nearly 30 new athletes from 7 states will be joining our 6 teams,  covering all event areas for both genders. These student athletes have been excellent students in the classroom, talented competitors, and great people in their home communities and we are honored to have them become part of our HU family."

Nasiar Rivera

High School - West Roxbury High School, Massachusetts

Event - Sprints. 55M 6.8. 100M 11.50. 200M 23.97. 400M 51.8.

Achievements - All-Scholastic in the conference 2015-2018. 6 Time State Qualifier. Undefeated in the 4x4 for 3 years. Team captain all four years. Conference Champion in 55M and 100M.

Major - Undeclared

Anneka Dubord            

High School - Spruce Mountain High School, Maine

Event - Distance. 5K 23:4. 1600M 6:28.

Achievements - Captain of cross country team sophomore through senior year and captain of track and field team senior year.

Major - Nursing

Brady Leavitt

High School - Morse High School, Maine

Event - Distance. 5K18:38. 1600M 5:06. 3200M 11:14.

Achievements - KVAC All-Conference Indoor Mile. Captain of XC and TF Teams.

Major - Physical Therapy

Christian Brookhouse    

High School - Morse High School, Maine

Event - Distance and Jumps.

Major - Business Administration

Christine Hamza

High School - Wayne Valley High School, New Jersey

Event - Throws.

Achievements - Discus 84-5.  Shot Put 36-7.5.

Major - Undeclared

Emily Banks

High School - Mount Desert Island High School, Maine

Event - Distance. 5K 21:34.

Achievements - XC Captain.  Member of 2016 Northern Maine Team Champion in XC.

Major - Physical Therapy

Jonny Spencer

High School - Orono High School, Maine

Event - Mid-Distance/Distance.

Achievements - 5K 17:27. 1600M 4:57. 800M 2:10.78.

Major - Physical Therapy 

Noelle Michaud

High School - Thornton Academy, Maine

Event - Throws. Discus 97-1. Javelin 96-5.  Shot Put 32-11.25.

Achievements - SMAA Senior Division Conference Indoor Champion in Shot Put. Captain on Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field teams.

Major - Elementary Education

Reece Rodriguez

High School - Edward Little High School, Maine

Event - Mid-Distance/Distance. 5K 17:44. 1600M 4:58. 3200M 10:49.

Achievements - All-Academic and All-Conference. Captain.

Major - Criminal Justice

Ricky Smith

High School - Belfast Area High School, Maine

Event - Mid-Distance/Distance. 5K 17:26. 800M 2:08.56. 400M 54.15.  100M 11.90.

Achievements - 3rd in Maine State Class B Indoor Track and Field 800M. XC Northern Regional Top 10 2015, 2016, 2017. Captain of XC, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field for Junior and Senior Years.

Major - Physical Therapy 

Renee Dostal

High School - Thornton Academy, Maine

Event - Distance. 5K 22:06. 1600M 6:01. 3200M 12:58.

Achievements - All-Academic Team for TF and XC. All-Conference Team for XC.

Major - Physical Therapy

Carter Patterson

High School - Belfast Area High School, Maine

Event - Sprints/Mid-Distance. 200M 24.57. 12.28 100M.

Achievements - Track and Field Team Captain. 4x200 and 4x400 School Record Holder.

Major - Business Administration - Financial Management 

Danielle Scott

High School - Fall Mountain Regional High School, New Hampshire

Event - Distance/Hurdles. 5k 20:08. 100M Hurdles 19.08.  300M Hurdles 58.28. 800M 2:48. 3200 14:40.

Achievements - MVP all four Years and Captain Junior and Senior year for XC. NH XC Skiing DIII State Runner-up.

Major - Physical Therapy

Hailey Akers

High School - Mountain Valley High School, Maine

Event - Throws. Discus 75-9 Javelin 76-9.

Achievements - All-Conference for Mountain Valley Conference in Discus and Javelin. State Meet qualifier. Team captain senior year

Major - Physical Therapy 

Maria Grafas

High School - Jericho High School, New York

Event - Sprints/Jumps. 5-2 HJ. 200M 30.80. 100M 14.6.

Achievements - All-County Champion in High Jump

Major - Physical Therapy

Delaney Prejean

High School - Thornton Academy, Maine

Event - Jumps. Long Jump 15-5. Triple Jump 30-1.75.

Achievements - 2x Coaches Awards, TAGIT Award, Varsity Letter and Honor Roll.

Major - Elementary Education

Emily Anderson

High School - Bellows Free Academy, Vermont

Event - Distance

Achievements - Class Salutatorian

Major - BS Accounting/ MBA Program

Luke Tuell

High School - Bangor High School, Maine

Event - Sprints/Jumps. Long Jump 19-3. Triple Jump 37-6.

Achievements - 4th in the Penobscot Conference Long Jump

Major - Criminal Justice/Psychology

Phillip Feeney

High School - Brewer High School, Maine

Event - Sprints/Hurdles. 55H 8.45. 110H 16.74. 300H 43.60.

Achievements - Penobscot Valley Conference Runner-Up 300M Hurdles

Major - Undeclared

Julia Glisson

High School - Merrimack High School, New Hampshire

Previous College - NHTI

Event - Distance. 400M 1:04. 800M 2:34. 1500M 5:19. 5K 20:46.

Achievements - 2x Academic All-American at NHTI. Captain of XC team.

Major - Physical Therapy

Joshua Silvesan

High School - Messalonskee High School, Maine

Event - Mid-Distance. 400M 55.42. 800M 2:09.97.

Achievements - 6th KVAC Outdoor 400M. 7th KVAC Indoor 800M.

Major - Nursing

Bree Sautter

High School - Lisbon High School, Maine

Previous College - St. Joseph's College of Maine

Event - Sprints-Mid-Distance. 100M 13.50. 200M 28.30. 400M 1:01.16.

Achievements - Dean's List. All-Sportsmanship Team 2018. School Record holder indoor 400M and 4x400M and outdoor 400M and 4x400M.

Major - Psychology

Joel Bond

High School - Hodgdon High School, Maine

Event - Distance. 1600M 4:53. 3200M 10:31. 5K 17:29.

Achievements - Aroostook League Champion 3200. Aroostook League Runner- Up 1600M and XC.  13th Place Class C Cross Country State Championships.

Major - Audio Engineering