November 2010

Cross Country

This past weekend before Thanksgiving I got to relive the past. I got to go back and watch the Mideast Meet of Champions for cross-country 10 years after I had ran in the 2000 edition. It was weird showing up to the course 10 years later still knowing where the mile mark is and where the course goes. This meet is for the top 10 seniors from each state in the

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Rebecca’s 2010 Season Update

Rebecca brings everyone up to speed as to what she has been during in the recent months.

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Buy what you are selling

As the cross country season wraps up for our women's team at Western Michigan University, I have had some time this past week to reflect on the accomplishments of our distance program over the past year.  Last fall we finished tenth at the Mid American Conference Championships out of twelve teams.  At the Great Lakes Regionals we had a slight improvement u

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Breaking out of the shadow

The past four years have been life changing for me.  I earned an undergraduate and masters degree, married my college sweetheart Ryan Sheehan, accepted a position as the Assistant Women’s Cross Country/ Track & Field Coach at Western Michigan University, and am pursuing my dreams of post collegiate running with the sponsorship of Brooks.  I have live

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Rebecca’s Coaching Style

Rebecca Donaghue talks about her coaching style and how it relates to her own training. Rebecca's Army is steadily improving and just finished 4th at the PIAA XC Championships, their highest finish in Rebecca's tenure.

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Rebecca’s Army Finishes Fourth at PIAA XC Championships

Rebecca Donaghue's squad accomplished their goal of a top five finish, when they locked up fourth place by scoring 215 points using a 34-second compression. Emma Cousins led the way as she finished 68th. 4. State College (6) 29 Emma Cousins, Fr* 20:15 6:32 34 Kathryn McNaughton, Jr* 20:20 6:33 44 Nora Adams, Jr* 20:29 6:36 50 Hannah Grubb, So* 20:

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Rebecca’s Army is Ready for States

Rebecca Donaghue talks about the State College Girls' XC season and goals for the upcoming PIAA Championship. The team won the District 6 Title for the ninth consecutive time. They are currently ranked tenth in the latest PennTrackXC.com Team rankings, but are considered a sleeper team to earn a trophy in Hershey. Good Luck to Rebecca and her Army as the

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