Cross Country Teams Finish 6th and 13th at Nationals
On November 5-6, The NHTI cross country teams competed in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) National meet in Lakeland, Florida.
The NHTI XC Teams at Nationals
The Men’s team finished in sixth place out of 23 teams. Branden McCoo (Pembroke, N.H.) finished 11th overall with a time of 28:25. The high finish earned McCoo Second Team All American Honors. Ryan Lynch (Derry, N.H.) finished 30th overall, and was the second NHTI finisher on the 8K course with a time of 30:10.
The Women’s team finished 13th overall out of 23. Raquel Gelinas (Penacook, N.H.) finished 41st overall with a time of 28:19 on the 3K course. Ryleigh Lorimer (Peterborough, N.H.) finished 55th overall and second for the Lynx team.
NHTI Athletes Earn National Honors
The fall sports season has wrapped up for NHTI and the United States Collegiate Athletic Conference (USCAA). This week the conference honored Student Athletes for performance and academics.
Shannon Hart (Swanzey, N.H.) earned Second Team All-American in Women’s Soccer. Hart finished the season with 21 goals and eight assists. The 21 goals led the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) and was tied for fourth in the USCAA. Shannon also led the YSCC in points with 50.
Stefani Gauthier (Pittsfield, N.H.) earned an honorable mention for All-American leading the YSCC in assists with 10.
Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, N.H.) earned an honorable mention for All-American in volleyball. Archibald led the Lynx, ranking in the top five in the conference in kills per set (2.13), total kills (136) and hitting percentage (.186), helping to lead NHTI to the YSCC Championship and a trip to USCAA Nationals.
Brendan McCoo (Pembroke, N.H.) earned second team All-American for finishing 11th at the USCAA Nationals in Lakeland Florida. McCoo was the top male runner in all but one event this fall.
Kyle Haas (Alenstown, N.H.), and Lexi Duclos (Epsom, N.H.), earned a spot on the All-Academic team for having a grade point average higher than a 3.49 while playing soccer.
Claire Bilick (Penacook, N.H.), Julia Gleason (Merrimack, N.H.), Ryleigh Lorimer (Peterborough, N.H.), Tim Kneuer (Laconia, N.H.), Kyle Sims (Franklin, N.H.) and Branden McCoo earned the All-Academic honor for cross country.
Nov 13, 2015