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

2016: Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award. Recipient of St. Thomas Acquinas Medal

Career Bests:
5K: 20:27.8 (23rd overall) Shaklette Invitational (9/6/14)
6K: 25:01.0 (38th overall) DII Challenge Kutztown (9/13/14)

2014: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll fall semester. Appeared in four meets for Stonehill during her freshman season. Posted a 23rd place finish in her collegiate debut at the Shaklette Invitational with a time of 20:27.8. Turned in a time of 25:01 at the Kutztown DII/DIII Challenge, good for 38th overall. Placed 199th with a time of 24:52 at the Paul Short Invitational. Capped her freshman season at the NE-10 Championships, where she placed 71st overall with a time of 28:45. 

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 (20), and a brother, Nathan (15). 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.