2018, 2017, 2016 Little East Conference Champions

Harkleroad Named LEC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year

USM Men's Cross Country Head Coach Ryan Harkleroad.
USM Men's Cross Country Head Coach Ryan Harkleroad.
Huskies at NCAA Regional Championship on Saturday

            GORHAM, Maine -- For the third straight year, University of Southern Maine men's cross country coach Ryan Harkleroad has been selected by his peers as the Little East Conference Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year.  The conference office made the announcement Thursday afternoon.

            Harkleroad, in his sixth season as the head coach of the men's cross country program, guided his Husky harriers to the LEC title for the third consecutive year, and their seventh title since 2006.  Three athletes earned All-Little East honors by finishing among the top 10.

            During his six seasons as the Huskies men's cross country head coach, Harkleroad has guided seven athletes to a total of 12 All-LEC citations and mentored two runners to LEC Rookie of the Year honors.

            The Huskies are in action this Saturday competing at the NCAA Division III New England Men's and Women's New England Regional Cross Country Championship being hosted at Bowdoin College.

 

 

Little East Conference
Men's Cross Country Awards

 

Coach of the Year

Year

Coach

Institution

2018

Ryan Harkleroad

University of Southern Maine

2017

Ryan Harkleroad

University of Southern Maine

2016

Ryan Harkleroad

University of Southern Maine

2015

Tom Pickering

Keene State College

2014

Sarah Titus

Keene State College

2013

Peter Thomas

Keene State College

2012

Kevin Jackson

Rhode Island College

2011

Scott Hutchinson

University of Southern Maine

2010

Scott Hutchinson

University of Southern Maine

2009

Peter Thomas

Keene State College

2008

Jon Hird

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2007

Scott Hutchinson

University of Southern Maine

 

Runner of the Year

Year

Runner

Institution

2018

Sam Brunnette

Plymouth State University

2017

Sam Brunnette

Plymouth State University

2016

Sam Brunnette

Plymouth State University

2015

Phil Parent

Keene State College

2014

Lee Cattanach

Eastern Connecticut State University

2013

Ryan Widzgowski

Keene State College

2012

Conor McCloskey

Rhode Island College

2011

Kevin Hoyt

Keene State College

2010

Eric MacKnight

Keene State College

2009

Tyler Jasud

University of Southern Maine

2008

Tyler Jasud

University of Southern Maine

2007

Curtis Wheeler

University of Southern Maine

 

Rookie Runner of the Year

Year

Runner

Institution

2018

Carlos Rivera

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2017

Bruno Pires

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2016

Nick Harriman

University of Southern Maine

2015

Sam Brunnette

Plymouth State University

2014

Philip Parent

Keene State College

2013

Tyler White

University of Southern Maine

2012

Ryan Brady

Keene State College

2011

Ben Girard

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2010

Julian Gazzelloni

University of Southern Maine

2009

Jeremy Francisco

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2008

Alex Gomes

University of Southern Maine

2007

Craig MacPherson

Keene State College

 

 

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