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CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY


MEN - Individual and Team

NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATON - CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
To 1980 - AAU; 1981-1992 - TAC; 1993 to present - USATF
Note a number of early sites and results are missing - any additional information is appreciated.

YEAR       SITE                    INDIVIDUAL                      TEAM WINNERS / SCORES
  Jim Hennigan of Dorchester was an 8 time champ in the teens and 20s
  Fred Fallor was also a multiple time National Champion and top NE runner

1917    Franklin Pk (Nationals) Jim Hennigan    Dorchester Club 33:58
/...
1926    Franklin Park   11/     Jim Hennigan    Dorchester Club 30:44   Dorchester Club 34, BAA 69, DC"B" 90  6mi
/..
1929    Franklin Park   11/     Eino Heikkila   Dorchester Club 33:34   DC 25, BAA 32, DC-B 63  10K (From Norwood)
/...
1932    Franklin Park   11/19
1933    Franklin Park   ?       ThomasMcDonough BAA             33:29   BAA 23   10k
1934    Franklin Park           ThomasMcDonough
/...
1936    Franklin Park   11/20s  AndrewZamparelli Northeastern   34:59   NYMA 22, USM 37, NMC 68
1937    Franklin Park   11/21   Bob Campbell    Norfolk YMA     34:19   NYMA 24, USMAA 56, NMC 65
1938
1939    Franklin Park   11/     Francis Darrah  Norfolk YMA     34:53.8
1940    Franklin Park   11/17   Francis Darrah  Norfolk YMA     34:22   NYMA A 24, NMC 52, BAA 58  10K
1941    Franklin Park   11/2    Joe Smith       No.Medford Club 35:36   NYMA A 26, NMC 37, BAA 62  10K
1942
1943                            Ted Vogel       Tufts           33:47   NMC
1944
1945                            Charles Robbins Norfolk YMA     33:42   NYMA
1946
1947                            Bob Black       RISC(URI)       31:56   RISC
1948
1949                            Jesse VanZant                   32:35
1950                            J.A.Kelly       Unattached      34:59   NMC  25, BAA 36
1951                            Bob Black       No.Medford Club 34:45   BAA  32, NMC 33
1952                            Bob Black       No.Medford Club         NMC
/...
1965    Brockton MA     11/21   Ralph Bushman   Spartan AC              BAA  30
/...
1971    Haverhill MA            Ed Norris       Boston AA       30:06   BAA  22
1972    Haverhill MA   11/19    Mike Buckley    N.U.TC          32:04   NMC  31
1973    Boylston MA    11/18    Steve Ellis     BAA             32:46   BAA  16
1974    Franklin Park  11/17
1975    Lynn MA                 Jim Cappezuto   BAA             31:24   GBTC 26
1976    Lynn MA                 George Reed     SeacoastStrTC   32:02   GBTC 32
1977    Amherst MA     11/5     Mick O'Shea     Providence AA   31:53   GBTC 25
1978    Boylston MA    11/      Greg Meyer      GBTC            29:43   GBTC 16
1979    Boylston MA             Greg Meyer      GBTC            29:39   GBTC 16
1980    Exeter NH      11/4     Hank Pfeifle    Turtletown AC   30:57   GMAA      157:19
1981    Peabody MA     11/19    Paul Gorman     Coastal TC      31:18   Coastal   151:19
1982    Peabody MA     11/15    Doug Sweazey    Converse AA     32:00   Coastal   166:21
1983    Northampton MA 11/13    Bob Ratcliffe   Johnsn&Wales AC 31:31   Coastal   163:44
1984    Medfield MA    11/13    Dan Dillon      Athletics West  31:13   JWAC      163:47
1985    Northfield Mt  11/11    Rick Doiron     Unattached      31:49   Coastal   166:28
1986    Bryant College 11/16    Mark Donahue    NE adidas       30:30   NikeBos   155:00
1987    Marlboro HS    11/15    Rich Neururker  Nike Boston     29:39   NikeBos   151:14
1988    Bryant College 11/13    Rich Neururker  Nike Boston     30:29   NikeBos   153:55
1989    Bryant College 11/12    Bob Kempainen   Nike Boston     30:51   CMS       157:06
1990    Bryant College 11/11    Bob Kempainen   Nike Boston     30:57   CMS       162:17
1991    Bryant College 11/10    Mark Coogan     Nike Boston     30:25   CMS       159:31
1992    Bryant College 11/15    Bob Kempainen   Nike Boston     30:12   CMS       156:47
1993    Franklin Park  11/7     Brad Schlapak   NYAC/BostonMA   28:47   CMS       150:24
1994    Franklin Park  11/13    Brad Schlapak   NYAC/BostonMA   28:26   BostonRC  150:09
1995    Franklin Park  11/12    Terrance Mahon  Reebok Enclave  29:55   NBalCoast 157:04
                     NE Champ:(2) Gary Giffen   New Balance     29:58
1996    Franklin Park  11/10    Mark Carroll    asics           29:53   CMS       153:51
1997    Franklin Park  11/16    Mike Donnelly   NewBal/Coastal  31:15   CMS
1998    Franklin Park  11/15    Peter Sherry    ReebokEnclave   29:58   CMS
                     NE Champ:(2)Darin Shearer  CMS             30:14
1999    Franklin Park  11/14    Ben Noad        Boston AA       29:45   CMS    30
2000    Franklin Park  11/12    Sandu Rebenciuc GrSpfld Harrier 30:57   ReebokBoston 34
2001    Franklin Park  11/11    Vinny Mulvey    Unattached/IRE  29:48   B.A.A. 19
                     NE Champ:(4)Justin Niedzialek Boston A.A.  30:17
2002    Franklin Park  11/10    Matt Downin     New Balance     30:19   B.A.A. 35
2003    Franklin Park  11/9     Keith Kelly     New Balance     29:07   Reebok Boston 33 MEET RECORD TIME
2004    Franklin Park  11/7     Reid Coolsaet   SpeedRiver/CAN  30:13   B.A.A. 27
                     NE Champ:(5)Paul Ryan      Reebok Boston   31:14
2005    Franklin Park  11/6     Roland Lavallee Reebok Boston   30:25   Reebok Boston 28
2006    Franklin Park  11/5     Ayelew Taye     Cushing Academy 30:31   B.A.A. 20
2007    Franklin Park  11/18    Jeff Caron      NewBalance Bos  30:39   B.A.A. 29
2008    Franklin Park  11/9     Dylan Wykes     Canada          30:04   B.A.A. 33
                     NE Champ:(2)Harry Norton   Lynx Elite      30:37
2009    Franklin Park  11/8     Lucas Meyer     Boston A.A.     30:05   B.A.A. 22
2010    Franklin Park  11/7     David McCarthy  Ireland         30:06   B.A.A. 15
                     NE Champ:(2)Tim Ritchie    BAA             30:21
2011    Franklin Park  11/6      Tim Ritchie    BAA             30:25   B.A.A. 20
(Course used 1995-2011 - closed for constuction in 2012)
2012    Stanley Park   11/18     Ruben Sanca    GBTC         8K 23:06   B.A.A. 23
           Westfield MA
2013    Franklin Park  11/10     Eric Ahe       BAA             30:50   B.A.A. 18
2014    Franklin Park  11/9      Ethan Shaw     BAA             30:07   B.A.A. 16

WOMEN - Individual and Team

YEAR    SITE          DATE      TEAM            Club            TIME    CLUB WINNER
1967
1968
1969
1970    Fresh Pond 2M  11/19    Janet Bristol   Green Mountain AA       Liberty AC
1971    Wellesley MA   11/20    CharlotteLettis Liberty AC      12:42   Liberty AC 26
1972    Falmouth 2.5M  11/19    Cathy Whitcomb  Liberty AC      15:27   Falmouth TC 42
1973    Falmouth 2.5M  10/28    CharlotteLettis Sugarloaf Mt AC 14:12   CSU 26
1974    UMass-Amherst  11/9     CharlotteLettis Sugarloaf Mt AC
1975    Falmouth 3.0M  11/22    Brenda Condon   Liberty AC      20:33   Liberty 18
1976    Franklin Park  11/      CharlotteLettis Sugarloaf Mt AC 17:31   Sugarloaf Mt AC
1977    Amherst MA     11/5     Dia Elliman     Sugarloaf Mt AC 19:44   Sugarloaf Mt AC
1978    Franklin Park  11/18    Dia Elliman     Liberty AC      17:02   Liberty 16
1979    Franklin Park  11/17    Dia Elliman     Liberty AC      17:04   Liberty 16
1980    Northampton    11/16    Nancy Conz      Unattatched     18:14   Liberty  9
1981    Northampton MA
1982    Northampton MA          Sally French    NEPioneerClub           Liberty (now score 5)
1983    Northampton MA          Lesley Welch    Liberty AC      17:35   Liberty 20
1984    Medfield MA             Ann Peisch      Liberty AC      18:40   Liberty 48
1985    Northfield Mt           Charlene Moret  BAA             18:45   Liberty 54
1986    Bryant College          Lesley Welch    Unattatched     16:14   Nike Boston 91:00
1987    Marlboro HS             Lynn Jennings   Athletics West  20:20   Nike Boston110:40 long course
1988    Bryant College          Martha Geissler Nike Boston     17:38   Nike Boston 91:29
1989    Bryant College          Gwyn Hardesty   Nike Boston     17:22   Nike Boston 90:03
1990    Bryant College          Gwyn Coogan     Nike Boston     17:14   B.A.A.      92:06
1991    Bryant College          Gwyn Coogan     Nike Boston     17:10   Nike Boston 90:56
1992    Bryant College 11/15    Kathy Franey    Reebok          16:42   Nike Boston 88:55
1993    Franklin Park  11/7     Stacia Prey     Nike Boston     16:50   Boston RC   88:11
1994    Franklin Park  11/13    Cathy O'Brien   New Balance (6K)19:18   New Balance 143:21
1995    Franklin Park  11/12    Kate Fonshell   asics (NJ)      20:22   New Balance 145:23
                   NE Champ:(2) Sinead Delahunty NewBalance/IRE 20:29
1996    Franklin Park  11/10    Amy Rudolph     Reebok          20:04   Cent MA Str 109:45
1997    Franklin Park  11/16    Lynn Jennings   Nike Int'l      20:48   CMS    35
1998    Franklin Park  11/15    Sinead Delahunty NewBalance/IRE 20:23   B.A.A. 29
1999    Franklin Park  11/14    Kristin Beaney  Central MA Str  20:22   CMS    32
2000    Franklin Park  11/12    Sarah Dupre     B.A.A. /CAN     20:43   B.A.A. 50
                   NE Champ:(5) Sarah Hann      Gr.Lowell RR    21:20
2001    Franklin Park  11/11    Sarah Hann      Gr.Lowell RR    19:49   *MeetRecord #4AT Reebok Boston 37
2002    Franklin Park  11/10    Kristin Chisum  New Balance     20:02   B.A.A. 20
2003    Franklin Park  11/9     Kate O'Neill    Nike Int'l (CT) 20:11   B.A.A. 21
                   NE Champ:(3) Kristin Chisum  New Balance     20:37
2004    Franklin Park  11/7     Orla O'Mahoney  B.A.A./IRE      21:12   B.A.A. 15
2005    Franklin Park  11/6     Mary Cullen     IRE             20:06   B.A.A. 15
                   NE Champ:(3) Erin Dromgoole  Reebok Boston   21:12
2006    Franklin Park  11/5     Mary Cullen     IRE             19:48   *MeetRecord
                   NE Champ:(3) Erin Dromgoole  Reebok Boston   21:00   B.A.A. 20
2007    Franklin Park  11/18    Marissa Ryan    Unattached      20:46   New Balance Boston 24
2008    Franklin Park  11/9     Mary Cullen     IRE             19:39   ** MeetRecord, #3 AT
                   NE Champ:(2) Jenn Donovan    New Balance Bos 20:56   B.A.A. 37
2009    Franklin Park  11/8     Jenn Donovan    New Balance Bos 20:48   B.A.A. 29
2010    Franklin Park  11/7     Katie DiCamillo New Balance Bos 20:51   B.A.A. 25
2011    Franklin Park  11/6     Cayla Hatton    PhillipsAndover 20:54   B.A.A. 37 (on 5th finisher)
                   NE Champ:(2) Jenn Donovan    New Balance Bos 20:58   New Balance Boston 37
(Franklin Park course used 1995-2011; closed for construction 2012)
2012    Stanley Park   11/18    Mary Kate Champagne New Bal Bos 20:19   New Balance Boston 35
           Westfield MA
2013    Franklin Park  11/10    Jillian King    New Balance Bos 20:49   New Balance Boston 17
2014    Franklin Park  11/9     Sarah Pagano    BAA             20:45   B.A.A. 15

USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN NEW ENGLAND

YEAR    SITE                 WINNER                                  WINNING CLUB
1917    Franklin Park        Jimmy Hennigan, Dorchester Club         Dorchester Club

1950    Franklin Park        Browning Ross, Penn AA                  New York AC  73 finishers

1964    Cambridge MA         Sandra Knott, Cleveland Rec             Will's Spikettes
        (At Fresh Pond - 1 1/2 Miles - Women's National Championship only - 44 finishers)

1984    Franklin Park 11/20s Pat Porter, Athletics West
                             Cathy Branta, Athletics West

1991    Franklin Park 12/3   Todd Williams, adidas            29:18  Nike North
                             Lynn Jennings, Nike Int'l        19:24  Nike Running Room

1995    Franklin Park 12/5   Brad Schlapak, NYAC (Boston)     28:58  Nike National A
                             Joan Nesbit, New Balance         19:05  New Balance

2000    Franklin Park 11/25  Matt Downin, Wisconsin Runner RT 29:01  Wisconsin Runner RT
                             Kim Fitchen, Unattached          20:04  Boston A.A.

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