Women's Cross Country


  Colleen Wetherbee
Colleen Wetherbee


West Yarmouth, Mass.

High School:
Dennis Yarmouth High School

Last College:
North Carolina State




Roa, In Fifth, Leads WXC At A-10's

Karen Roa was added to the A-10 All-Conference team on Saturday.


Due South, Women's XC Off To A10's

The Minutewomen will travel to Charlotte, N.C. for this year's Atlantic 10 Championships.


Baldwin Leads Women's Cross At Brown

UMass placed third as team in a field of four teams at the Rothenberg Race on Friday.


Rothenberg Race On Deck For Women's XC

This will be the second and final trip of the season to the Ocean State for Julie LaFreniere's squad.


In State's Capital, Women's XC Takes 13th

Julie LaFreniere's squad was led by senior Karen Roa once again at Saturday's New England Championships.

2011-12 (Senior): Cross Country: Competed in four meets ... Finished second on the team and 12th overall at the Rothenberg Race (10/14), while recording a time of 19:22.8 ... At the New England Championships (10/8), clocked in at 19:34 while placing fifth on the team and 102nd overall ... Was the final UMass scorer at the annual Minuteman Invite (9/17) in Amherst, registering a mark of 19:41.26.

2007-08 (Freshman): Cross Country: Was the 2007 ACC Rookie of the Year with a 19th-place finish at the ACC Championships...Earned All-Regional honors by running 15th at the NCAA Southeast Regional

Before UMass: Transfer student from North Carolina State ... Named ACC Freshman of the Year in 2007 ... A standout distance runner at Dennis-Yarmouth High School...Took first-place finishes at the Amherst Invitational, Bay State Invitational, South Coast Challenge, Catholic Memorial Invitational, and the State Coaches Meet...Finished second at both the EMass championship and the state championship...Finished the year undefeated in dual meets, with 160 points overall, and was named D-Y team MVP...Multiple state champion in track and field...Won state titles in the outdoor 800 meters in 2005, indoor mile in 2006, outdoor mile in 2006 and indoor two-mile in 2007...Won All-America honors indoors and outdoors in the mile in 2006...Runner-up in the mile in the 2006 Millrose Games...Finished sixth in the mile at the 2007 Millrose Games...Named Massachusetts Runner of the Year in 2006 by The Boston Globe

Personal: Colleen P Whetherbee ... Born June 25, 1989 in Nantucket, Mass. ... Daughter of Charles Whetherbee and Deborah Snow ... Majoring in Psychology.

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