Connelly Named Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year
(NEW ORLEANS, La.) – Carnegie Mellon University head men's cross country coach Tim Connelly was named NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year for the 2021 collegiate season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It marks the third straight season Connelly has received the accolade and it comes following leading the 11th-ranked Tartans to their third consecutive regional title and sixth in school history.
The Tartans won the regional meet by placing seven runners in the top 26 and received the automatic bid to the 2021 NCAA Championships. This will mark Carnegie Mellon's 26th appearance and seventh straight competing at the championship race
The Tartans will compete at the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships hosted by Spalding University at the Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, November 20 with the men's race set to begin at 11:00 a.m.