Women's Cross Country

 

  Alexandra Purdue-Smithe
Alexandra Purdue-Smithe

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sharon, Mass.

High School:
Sharon

Height:
5-11

Position:
Distance


07/09/2014

Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees

07/09/2014

Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees

07/09/2013

League Best 139 UMass Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester

10/07/2012

Hilliard Comes Out On Top For UMass At New England Championships

With most of the Minutewomen's top runners getting rest this week UMass places 26th of 37 in the New England Championships.

10/24/2011

Due South, Women's XC Off To A10's

The Minutewomen will travel to Charlotte, N.C. for this year's Atlantic 10 Championships.

09/13/2014

WXC - UMASS INVITATIONAL

WXC - UMASS INVITATIONAL Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Redshirt Senior In 2014: Finished 16th with a time of 17:58.00 at the Minuteman Invitational (9/13).

As A Redshirt Junior In 2013: Competed in all seven meets, earning a spot in UMass' top-five in all seven ... Took third on the squad (155th overall) with a time of 22:55.7 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship (11/15) ... Placed 31st overall and third for UMass, crossing the finish line at the Atlantic 10 Championship (11/2) in 18:05.5 ... Finished fifth on the squad and 27th overall at the CCSU Mini-Meet (10/25) with a time of 10:36.53 ... Was UMass' No. 3 finisher (76th overall) at the New England Championship (10/12) with a time of 18:53.0 ... Completed the Paul Short Invitational (10/5) in 22:29.0 as UMass' second finisher (181st overall) ... Placed third on the team and 74th overall at the Boston College Invitational (9/27) with a time of 19:08.0 ... Clocked 18:16.38 in the season-opening Minuteman Invitational (9/14) to claim 18th overall and fourth on the squad.

As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2012: Finished sixth for UMass with a time of 19:45.6 in the A-10 Championships (10/27) ... Crossed the finish line at 20:10.30 for a tenth place finish on the team and a 41st overall at the Rothenberg Race (10/19) ... Finished fourth for UMass for her best time of the season of 19:28.47 at the New England Championships (10/7).

As A Redshirt Freshman In 2011: Competed in two meets ... At the Rothenberg Race (10/14), placed ninth on the team and 31st overall with a time of 20:13.2 ... Clocked in at 19:54.15 at the Minuteman Invite (9/17), good enough for tenth on the UMass squad and 50th overall.

As A freshman In 2010: Did not compete.

Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Sharon High School ... Was a three year letter winner under coaches Tim Cimeno and Alan Conway ... Tabbed Most Improved XC Athlete as a sophomore ... Won the Coach's Cross Country Award as a senior ... Named a cross country captain ... Also played lacrosse for the Eagles, scoring a career total 104 goals.

Personal: Alexandra Cari Purdue-Smithe ... Born June 2, 1992 in North Carolina ... Daughter to Alan Smithe and Susan Purdue ... Sister to Alina ... Majoring in Nutrition.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Sept 26
    at Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown 3:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 4
    at Paul Short Invitational 11:45 AM
    Saturday, Oct 11
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 24
    at CCSU Mini-Meet (3K) 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Atlantic 10 Championship 10:00 AM
    Friday, Nov 14
    at NCAA Regional Championship 1:00 PM
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