Coach Criste on Watson:
"Amy looks fantastic. She is coming off a great fall in which she qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championship. We expect her to contend for a league title in both the 5k and 10k this season."
Watson's Career Honors:
2009 Patriot League Indoor Championship Track Athlete of the Meet
2009 First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 3,000m, 5,000m)
2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: Mile)
2008 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 5,000m)
2008 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Outdoor: 10,000m)
2008 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2007-08: Emerged as a major pointscorer as a sophomore ... finished as the runner-up in both the indoor 5K and outdoor 10K at the Patriot League Championship meets ... qualified for the ECAC meet in both events ... finished 13th in the 5K at the ECAC Championship, with a team- and career-best time of 17:30.45 ... also crossed in 13th in the 10,000 at ECAC's during the outdoor slate with another team-best performance in 37:18.05 ... also contributed third-place finishes in the league's indoor 3K and the outdoor 5K races ... her 10:07.97 clocking in the 3,000 was the fastest on the squad ... posted top-three Navy times in the 3K during the indoor season ... helped the Mids capture a third-straight indoor N-Star with her victory in the 3K against Army ... turned in a career-best clocking of 17:24.48 in the 5K at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... totaled nine top-three efforts, including victories in four events ... raced in seven cross country meets ... totaled three top-10 efforts on the year ... claimed the individual title in the Star Meet at Army with a time of 24:06.62.
2006-07: Participated in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter races during the indoor season ... took 17th in the indoor league championship in the 5K ... competed in three meets with cross country squad as a freshman.
High School / Personal: A 2006 graduate of North Carroll High School in Hampstead, Md. ... earned three letters in cross country, three in tennis and two in track ... won the cross country state championship as a junior in 2004 ... three-time all-state and all-county selection ... named team MVP three times during her career ... served as cross country team captain during her senior year ... full name is Amy Elizabeth Watson ... daughter of Neale and Betsy Watson ... born July 8, 1987, in Baltimore, Md. ... majoring in political science ... well-rounded student athlete, she earned Dean's List mention after the 2008 fall semester ... twice named to Commandant's List.