Nicther Named CC Women's XC Coach of the Year

Nicther Named CC Women's XC Coach of the Year

(Carlisle, Pa.) – Dickinson Head Women's Cross Country Coach Don Nichter was named the Centennial Conference Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.

Nichter earns his first Centennial Coach of the Year honor for the women, being named the men's Coach of the Year in in 2008 and 2009. The Red Devils captured team titles in their first three meets and placed second behind #1-ranked Johns Hopkins at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle and the conference championship.

Junior Isabel Cardi (Swarthmore, Pa./Strath Haven) captured the individual title at the conference championship, while Sarah House (Merrimack, N.H./Merrimack) and Tessa Cassidy (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) ran to All-Conference honors while Emma Johnston (Pelham, N.Y./Pelham Memorial) was named to the All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Team.

During his career Nicther has been named the Regional Coach of the Year seven times. He was the Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year in both 2008 and 2009, the first two years the award was given.

Nichter's men's team snapped a 15-year streak of titles by Haverford, capturing the program's first title in 2008 and again in 2009 as the men earned the CC "Triple-Crown" with conference championships in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field during the 2009-10 academic year.

The Red Devil women are currently ranked fifth in the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association national poll are second in the Mideast Region. They return to competition on November 16, traveling to Lehigh University for the 2019 NCAA Mideast Regional Championships.