Cross Country

Chelsea Needham  
Chelsea Needham


Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
West Seneca West



Siena Men Finish Eighth, Women 10th at MAAC Championships

MacFarlane Finishes 17th Overall


123 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Nearly 42% of Siena's Student Athletes Posted Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better


Men Run Sixth, Women Ninth at MAAC Championships

Higgins, Maguire Pace Saints


Record Number of Siena Student Athletes Honored by MAAC

118 Siena Student Athletes Named to MAAC Honor Roll


Cross Country Runners Partake in Spring Break Service Trips

Saints Help Out Those in Need


2013 MAAC Cross Country Championships

2013 MAAC Cross Country Championships


Meet of Champions (9/21/13)

Meet of Champions (9/21/13)


2012 MAAC Cross Country Championships

2012 MAAC Cross Country Championships

AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action at the Fr. O'Neil Invitational (10/13) with a final time of 21:43 and an average 7:00 per mile... Competed at the MAAC Championships (10/27) finishing with a final time of 25:43.71 ...

AS A FRESHMAN: Top Saints finisher at the ECAC Championships (11/19) with a final time of 20:19 in the 5K event...Competed in the Bryant Invitational (9/10) finishing with a final time of 25:10.97 and a 6:46 average mile...Participated in the UAlbany Invite (10/15) finishing with a final time of 20:02 in the 6K event...Saw action in the MAAC Championships (10/28) with a final time of 24:41.7 and an average 6:38 per mile.

BEFORE SIENA:Earned four letters in outdoor track and three apiece in both cross country and indoor track at West Seneca West...Three-time Erie County Division I Champion...West Seneca Bee Co-Female Athlete of the Year...Section 6 Class AA Champion...2011 West Seneca West Indoor Track MVP...Five-time West Seneca West Female Athlete of the Month.

PERSONAL:Born March 9, 1993...The daughter of Dennis and Carol Needham...Has a younger brother, Jonathan.

BEST TIMES IN HIGH SCHOOL: 19:10 5k, 10:43 3000, 4:58 1500, 2:27 800

Getting to know Chelsea Needham
Favorite book: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Favorite movie: A Cinderella Story
Favorite TV show: The Middle
Favorite TV show growing up: Rugrats
Favorite food: Pizza
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Ireland
Any superstitions?: Biofreeze is a necessity before any race
My proudest sports moment is: Winning the Class AA Section 6 XC State Qualifier my senior year of high school
Career Plans: Sports Medicine
I chose Siena because: I loved the small community atmosphere and strong biology program
In my spare time, I like to: Hang out with friends, bake and relax

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