Maura Ferrarini
Maura Ferrarini
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Springfield, Mass.
High School: Cathedral
Major: Chemistry

Career Bests
5k: 18:12.58 (third overall) at the NE-10 Championships on October 23, 2011.
6k: 23:12.0 (eighth overall) at the NCAA Division II East Regionals on November 6, 2011.

2011: NE-10 Sport Excellence Award Winner.USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree. Capital One Academic All-District I selection (Cross Country and Track & Field).NCAA Division II All-East Region Team. NE-10 All-Conference First Team. Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Both Semesters). NE-10 Academic All-ConferenceFinished third overall at the NE-10 Championships running a career-best time of 18:12.58 on the 5-kilometer layout. Placed eighth overall at the NCAA Division II East Regionals with a career-best time of 23:12.0 (6-kilometers). Finished 70th overall at the NCAA Division II National Championships (6-kilometers, 23:23.6). Posted a 32nd place finish overall and sixth among Division II competitors at the National Catholic Championships with a time of 18:36 on the 5-kilometer course. Ran a time of 20:28 at the Codfish Bowl (5-kilometers, 51st overall). NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll (10/24, 11/7). Ferrarini Earns NE-10 All-Conference First Team Honors.

2010: NE-10 Academic All-Conference. Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring Semester. Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Capital One Academic All-District I selection (Cross Country and Track & Field). NE-10 Conference Third-Team. Placed 17th overall in the NE-10 Championship with a season-best time in the 5k of 19:13.1. Finished 37th overall at the Kutztown University Division II Challenge with a time of 24:37 setting a new career-best in the 6k.

2009: Placed 56th overall at the NE-10 Championship with a career-best 20:22 in the 5k.

2008: Placed 24th in the 4k at the Trinity College Invite. Placed 15th in the 5k at the Tufts Invite. Placed 149th in the 6k at the Iona Meet of Champions. Placed 237th in the 5k at the New England Championships. Placed 42nd in the 5k at the Northeast-10 Conference Championships.

High School: 2008 graduate of Cathedral High School. Four-year letterwinner for coach Kathleen Schnaittacher, serving as captain senior year. Four-time All-Scholastic selection. Three-year letterwinner in indoor track and four-year letterwinner in outdoor track, serving as captain for both teams senior year. Three-time Western Mass. indoor mile champion. Western Mass. outdoor mile champion as a junior. 

Personal: Born June 28, 1990, Springfield, Mass. Daughter of John and Patty Ferrarini of Springfield, Mass. Has two older siblings, Caitlin (24) and Sean (22). Majoring in neuroscience with a minor in chemistry.