2005 WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
PRESEASON COACHES' POLL
 


PENN STATE BEHREND EXPECTED
TO REPEAT AS AMCC WOMEN'S
CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPS
 


Penn State Behrend is the AMCC coaches' choice to successfully defend their conference title in women's cross country, followed by Frostburg State University and Penn State Altoona.

Preseason Runner of the Year honors were awarded to Frostburg State junior Bonnie Axman (James Robinson HS/Burke, VA), who finished third at last year's conference championship meet and the highest finishing returner this season.

The 2005 AMCC championship meet will be hosted by Pitt-Greensburg at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 29.
                            

AMCC
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY POLL
Preseason Rankings:
1. Penn State Behrend
2. Frostburg State
3. Penn State Altoona

Preseason Runner of the Year:
Bonnie Axman, Frostburg State University

 

 

                                    Other runners to watch:

FROSTBURG STATE - Head Coach Randy Lowe
JR Bonnie Axman (James Robinson HS/Burke, VA)...All-AMCC last season...finished third at the conference championship...Preseason Runner of the Year.
SO Katie Lyell (Newark HS/Newark, DE)...Earned all-conference honors in 2004, finishing 9th at the AMCC championship meet.

HILBERT - Head Coach TBA

No information available.

LA ROCHE - Head Coach George Guiley
No information available.

LAKE ERIE - Head Coach Jeremy Verdi
No information available.

MEDAILLE - Head Coach:  Robyn Ventura
SR Jennifer Garris (Wilson HS/Wyomissing, PA)...No information available.
SR Catherine Ignatius (Mount St. Mary Academy/Grand Island, NY)...No information available.

MT. ALOYSIUS - Head Coach Marilyn Bearer
No information available.

PENN STATE ALTOONA - Head Coach Douglas Hoover

SO Leann Cascino (Bishop McCort HS/Johnstown, PA)...AMCC Newcomer of
the Year in 2004...Earned all-conference honors by finishing 8th in the AMCC
championship meet last season...also competed in the NCAA Mideast Regional
Championship, coming in 143rd.
SO Kimberly Seidel (Bishop McCort HS/Johnstown, PA)...Last season came in
16th at the conference championship meet and 162nd at the NCAA Mideast Regional.

PENN STATE BEHREND - Head Coach Dave Cooper
No information available.

PITT-BRADFORD - Head Coach Travis Faulkner
JR Rose Wilken (Bald Eagle Area HS/Julian, PA)...Highest finisher for the Panthers at the AMCC championship in 2004, coming in 13th.

PITT-GREENSBURG - Head Coach Joyce Brobeck

SO Andrea Curtis (Columbus, PA)...No information available.
FR Holly Laubach (Doylestown, PA)...No information available.