2017 MIT Women's Cross Country News
Gong Named as NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 HonoreeSeptember 06, 2017Indianapolis, Ind. (September 6) -- Former MIT All-American cross country/track standout Maryann Gong (Livermore, Calif.) has been named as a Top 30 honoree for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Gong is just the third student-athlete in MIT history to be honored as a Top 30 selection, joining Margaret Guo `16 (swimming and diving) and Lisa K. Arel `92 (gymnastics). Guo captured the 2016 Woman of the Year award and became the first MIT student-athlete to earn the honor.
Women's Cross Country Chosen First in NEWMAC PollAugust 31, 2017Westwood, Mass. (August 31) -- The MIT women’s cross country team, coming off a fifth-place showing at the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championship, has been chosen first in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Preseason Coaches Poll. The Engineers, who claimed the program’s 10th straight league title last season, were also the NCAA New England Regional Champions a year ago.