This will be the second and final trip of the season to the Ocean State for Julie LaFreniere's squad.
2011-12 (Freshman): Cross Country Competed in two meets ... Clocked in at 20:51.0 while placing 13th on the team and 41st overall at the Rothenberg Race (10/14) ... Registered a 15th place team finish and 64th overall in 20:20.03 at the Minuteman invite (9/17).
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Howell High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coach John Hein ... Named Most Improved Player as a sophomore and junior ... Garnered the Coach's Award as a senior ... Tabbed a Scholar-Athlete all four years ... Won the NJJIAA Woman in Sport's Award as a senior.
Personal: Laura Elizabeth Kochenash ... Born December 15, 1992 in Westchester, Pa. ... Daughter of Thomas Kochenash and Mary Ostrowski ... Sister to Michael ... Majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
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