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Women's Cross Country

Josh Merck is new cross country coach

Josh Merck, a veteran high school cross country and track coach, is the new Marymount men and women's cross country coach, according to athletic director Bill Finney. 

Merck, who becomes the second coach in the history of MU cross country, comes to the Saints following an eight-year stint at Wakefield High School in Arlington where he coached two individual state champions and another runnerup.  In addition, he coached many other all-state, all-region and all-district athletes.

"Josh will be a great addition to our staff," said athletic director Bill Finney.  "He is high energy and will motivate our student-athletes." 

Prior to this position which will begin on August 3, Merck was the department chair of health and physical education at South Lakes High School as well as the strength and conditioning coach.  Previously he was a health and physical education teacher at Gunston Middle School and a science, math and technology teacher at Shepherd Park Elementary School. 

Merck holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree in School Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Congratulations to our 2008-09 CAC Scholar Athletes!

Kate Bell

Ashley Hayward

Clarissa Hernandez

Charlotte McWhirter

Nicole Zimnoch

MU Results

Nov. 7 at the CAC Championships (6K)

Katelyn Stuver -- 26:43.49, 18th of 66 runners

Therese McMahon -- 29:09.99, 39th

Meryem Noucair -- 30:33.44, 49th

Clarissa Hernandez -- 33:33.90, 56th

Rachael Raske -- 40:58.00, 63rd

Oct. 24 at the Battle for the Buggy hosted by Elizabethtown College (6025 meters)

Therese McMahon -- 32:11, 64th of 88 runners

Meryem Noucair -- 33:55, 73rd

Clarissa Hernandez -- 34:12, 77th

Oct. 17 at the Hood College Invitational, Frederick, Md. (6000 meters)

Katelyn Stuver -- 26:56, 19th of 110 runners

Therese McMahon -- 27:41, 30th

Meryem Noucair -- 31:21, 70th

Clarissa Hernandez -- 34:30, 88th

Rachel Raske -- 39:13, 101st

Oct. 3 at the Royals Invitational, Harrisonburg, Va. (6000 meters)

Katelyn Stuver -- 27:38, 6th of 38 runner -- Medalist

Therese McMahon -- 29:20, 15th -- Medalist

Meryem Noucair -- 32:24, 27th

Clarissa Hernandez -- 36:51, 33rd

Rachel Raske -- 42:41, 37th

Sept. 19 at the York Invitational, York, Pa. (5000 meters)

Katelyn Stuver -- 22:25.98, 7th of 64 runners

Therese McMahon -- 22:30.42, 8th

Meryem Noucair -- 25:01.95, 30th

Clarissa Hernandez -- 29:36.92, 52nd

Rachel Raske -- 33:58.36, 61st

Sept. 5 at the Sea Gull Opener, Salisbury, Md. (5920 meters)

Katelyn Stuver -- 26:32, 46th of 90 runners

Therese McMahon -- 27:36, 54th

Meryem Noucair -- 28:35, 64th

Clarissa Hernandez -- 32:20, 82nd

Kelly Struder -- 37:01, 88th

Schedule & results

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RESULTS:

Saturday, November 7 at the CAC championships

SAINTS 8th of 9 teams

NEXT MEET:

Season complete