Women's Cross Country

 

  Alexandra Purdue-Smithe
Alexandra  Purdue-Smithe

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sharon, Mass.

High School:
Sharon

Height:
5-11

Position:
Distance


07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner’s Honor Roll Records

07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner’s Honor Roll Records

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

09/13/2014

WXC - UMASS INVITATIONAL

WXC - UMASS INVITATIONAL Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Redshirt Senior In 2014: Was fifth for the team and 192nd overall at the NCAA Regional Championship (11/14) with a time of 23:22.10 ... Placed 35th overall at the Atlantic 10 Championship (11/1) with a time of 18:50.0. Finished the New England Championships 104th overall with a time of 18:57.1... Ran a time of 22:01 (6K) at the Paul Short Championships (10/4) to be 137th overall...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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