Women's Cross Country


  Lizzy Blanchard
Lizzy Blanchard


North Attleboro, Mass.

High School:
North Attleboro


As a freshman in 2012: Finished seventh for the Minutewomen in the Paul Short Invitational with time of 23:20 (9/28) ... Posted her best time of the season in the Minuteman Invitational with a time of 20:00.72, finishing in eighth place for the team and 43rd overall ... Made her collegiate debut in the season opening UMass Invitational, crossing the finish line at 20:27.38 and placing fifth for UMass and eighth overall.

Before UMass: Two-time letter winner for Coach McGrail at North Attleboro High School ... Named the MVP and received Hockomock All-Star honors as a senior ... Ran a high school best 5:27 mile as a senior.

Personal: Elizabeth Jane Blanchard ... Lizzy Blanchard ... Born December 6, 1993 in Augusta, Maine ... Daughter of Thomas and Mary-Jane ... Sister of Anna and Emily ... Her father, Thomas Blanchard threw javelin at the University of Maine ... Her mother, Mary-Jane was a field hockey goalie for the University of Maine ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

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