As a junior in 2012: Placed fifth for the Minutewomen in the Paul Short Invitational, crossing the finish line at 23:17 (9/28) ... Posted her season best time of 19:40.64 in the Minuteman Invitational and placed fourth for UMass and 32nd overall (9/15) ... Placed sixth for her team in the UMass Invitational and ninth overall with a time of 20:37.68.
As a sophomore in 2011: Competed in three meets ... Placed eighth on the team and 95th overall in 19:48.2 at the A-10 Championships (10/29) ... Took fifth on the team and 23rd overall at the Rothenberg Race (10/14) with a time of 19:57.1.
As a freshman in 2010: At the NCAA Regional Championships (11/14), finished in 164th place with a time of 23:09...Placed 59th at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/30), crossing at 19:02...At the Rothenberg Race (10/16), crossed at 19:03 and finished 42nd...Finished sixth on the team and 167th overall at the New England Championships (10/9) with a time of 20:00...At the Paul Short Invite (10/1), crossed at 23:44 and placed 243rd...Took 42nd place at the UMass Home Meet (9/18) with a time of 19:25.
Before UMass: A 2010 graduate of Franklin High School where she was named a 2009 Boston Herald All-Scholastic athlete and was named to the Female Metrowest Superteam for Cross Country ... As a senior, was the MASS State Coaches Champion in the 5K with a time of 18:46 ... Set the school record at the Franklin Park Cross Country ... Holds the indoor and outdoor school record for the 2-mile run ... Received Hockomock League All-Star honors from 2006-2010 ... Was a captain for cross country, indoor, and outdoor track and field.
Personal: Mary Elizabeth Cole...Born March 4, 1992 in Springfield, Mass. ...Daughter of Mark and Susan Cole...Has one brother, Patrick... Majoring in Public Health.
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