Abby Hersom
Abby Hersom
Height: 5-0
Year: Sr
Hometown: Rockland, Maine
High School: Oceanside
Major: Healthcare Administration
Minor: Communications

Career Bests:

5K: 19:05.5 Umass Dartmouth Corsair XC Invitational (9/17/16)
6K: 22:24 NE10 XC Championship (10/22/17)

2017 (Senior):
CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
NE10 All-Conference second team
Athletic Director's Honor Roll Fall semester.
NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll Fall semester. 
NE10 Academic All-Conference
NE10 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Winner
Healthcare Administration Departmental Award Honoree
Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award

2016 (Junior) :
NE10 Academic All-Conference team.
NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll Spring semester.
Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award.

2015 (Sophomore):
Recipient of St. Thomas Acquinas Medal


2014 (Freshman) :
NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters.
Athletic Director's Honor Roll fall semester.

Meet Results

Sep 23, 2017 2017 Codfish Bowl 5K 20:24.3 15
Sep 16, 2017 Division II/III Challenge 6K 23:59.2 15
Oct 22, 2016 Northeast-10 Cross Country Championships 6K 23:43.7 26
Oct 8, 2016 NEICAAA XC Championship 5K 19:48.5 50
Oct 1, 2016 Paul Short - Open 6K 23:36.2 128
Sep 17, 2016 UMass Dartmouth Corsair XC Invitational 5K 19:05.5 25
Sep 3, 2016 Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational 5K 20:47.5 44
Oct 25, 2015 Northeast-10 Women's Cross Country Championships 3.73M 24:35.0 42
Oct 16, 2015 3rd Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup 4K 15:49.4 23
Sep 26, 2015 CCSU Ted Owen Invitational 5K 20:16.4 35
Sep 19, 2015 Division II/III Challenge 5K 25:22.0 35
Sep 5, 2015 Shaklette Invitational Cross Country Meet 5K 19:47.3 20
Nov 9, 2014 Northeast-10 XC Conference Championship 6K 28:45.0 71
Oct 11, 2014 NEICAAA Cross Country Championship 5K 20:58.4 169
Oct 4, 2014 Lehigh Paul Short Run 6K 24:51.1 199
Sep 13, 2014 Division II/III XC Challenge 6K 25:01.0 38
Sep 6, 2014 Shaklette Invitational 5K 20:23.5 23

High School: 2014 graduate of Oceanside High School in Rockland, Maine, where she competed in cross country, indoor and outdoor track. Earned All-Conference first team honors all four years. As a freshman, was state runner-up for 1-mile run (indoor), as well as an individual qualifier for the New England Championship in cross country and indoor track. Also qualified for New Englands for indoor track as a sophomore and junior. Set school records in the 5k (19:36), 2-mile run (11:34), and mile run (5:25) as a senior.

Personal: Born July 10, 1996 in Sanford, Maine. Daughter of Michael and Hope Hersom of Rockland. Has a sister, Hannah, and a brother, Nathan. Two time St. Thomas Acquinas medal winner for having highest cumulative grade point average on the team. Enjoys baking, painting, and yoga. Lists the New England Patriots as her favorite team. Majoring in healthcare administration. Member of Lambda Epsilon Sigma and Upsilon Phi Delta.