The NCAA Northeast Regional Championships marks the end of the women's 2012 cross country season.
The NCAA Northeast Regional Championships women's 6k is set for Friday at 12:00 p.m. in Madison, Conn.
The Minutewomen placed 12th overall but the future looks bright with four of their top five finishers being underclassmen.
From seniors to freshman and their strong nucleus of sophomores the UMass women's cross country team will need a complete team effort this week at the A-10 Championships.
Head Coach Julie LaFreniere hopes to see her squad perform well as they enter their final meet and final week of preparation before the A-10 Tournament.
As a freshman in 2012 Placed second for the Minutewomen with a time of 22:15.8 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (11/9) ... Crossed the finish line at 18:53.9, tying her best mark of the season, and placed first for UMass and 35th overall in the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/27) ... Finished first for the team and 12th overall in the Rothenberg Race while posting her best time of her collegiate career, crossing the finish line at 18:53.9 (10/19) ... Placed third for the Minutewomen with a time of 22:53 in the Paul Short Invitational (9/28) ... Crossed the finish line at 19:09.47 and finished first for UMass and 17th overall in the Minuteman Invitational (9/15) ... Made her collegiate debut in the UMass Invitational, finishing second on the team and fourth overall with a time of 20:01.77 (9/8).
Before UMass: Four time letter winner for Coach Muller ... Assisted her high school to two sectional championships and a second and third place finish ... Three time first team All-Herald and NJAC honoree ... Two time NJAC Academic team honoree ... Served as co-captain as a senior.
Personal: Carly Augusta Zinner ... Born June 20, 1994 in Newton, New Jersey ... Daughter of Thomas and Maria Zinner ... Sister of Christa and Cara Zinner ... Majoring in Civil Engineering.