Meet the Captains: Girls Cross Country

Caroline McGrath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you want to play this sport in college?

No.

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

Cashman. He’s been my coach for almost 7/10 seasons. 

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Model UN.

How do you feel going into this season?

I think we have a good team energy and some strong young runners.

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

Win the division 3 championship and place top 5 at the all state meet. Our plan involves a lot of miles and a lot of hill training to get to where we need to be.

Who are some big opponents/rivals? Why?

Milton. They won our division last year and have a very strong team.

Do you think the team will make tournament?/How far do you think you’ll make it?

Well we don’t have a tournament, but we’ll compete at the division 3 championships and we have a very good shot at advancing to the all state meet.

Gabby McGrath

 

 

 

 

 

 

When did you first begin playing the sport?

Freshman year.

Do you want to play this sport in college?

Yes.

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

Cashman. At the end of this year he’ll have been my coach for 8 seasons.

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Robotics, Model UN, NHS, DOVE.

How do you feel going into this season?

Excited, we have a lot of really great upcoming athletes.

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

We are hoping to come in the top 3 at divisionals to advance to the all-state meet. We’re going to achieve this by working hard and maintaining team spirit.

Who are some big opponents/rivals? Why?

Wellesley and Milton are both really strong teams, especially Milton, so they’re going to be our hardest match ups of the season

Do you think the team will make tournament?/How far do you think you’ll make it?

I think we’ll make it to All-States and hopefully do well there.

Leah Whearty

 

 

 

 

 

 

When did you first begin playing the sport?

Middle school.

Do you want to play this sport in college?

Yes.

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

Cashman, because he has been my coach for all but one season and has helped me grow as a runner.

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Dance Company and Model UN.

How do you feel going into this season?

I’m really excited for the start of the season. I know we have a strong team, and I can’t wait to see how we do.

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

Our biggest goal is to place, hopefully first, but in the top 3 at divisionals in order to move on to all states. We also are working on a lot of team bonding in order to bring us closer and make us stronger as a team so that we can achieve our goals.

Do you think the team will make tournament?/How far do you think you’ll make it?

I think this team has the potential to make it to All States, and I think we can do really well and have a great season.

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