2022 - 2023 CONNECTICUT
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KATIE
MARCHAND
RUNNER
TRUMBULL HS
TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 4-FOOT-11
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
2ND - 19:11
STATE OPEN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
15TH
CHAMPS SPORTS NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
1ST
DIVISION LL CHAMPIONSHIPS
“Katie Marchand learned valuable lessons from challenging early season races to ascend to a higher level in the postseason, especially in her resounding victory at the Division LL Championships and runner-up showing at the State Open Championships,” said Erik Boal, an editor for DyeStat.com. “She followed those strong efforts with an impressive fourth-place performance at the New England Championships before finishing 15th at the Champs Sports Northeast Regional Championships.”
Erik Boal
editor at DyeStat.com

Athletic Excellence


The 4-foot-11 junior raced to a second-place finish at the State Open individual championships this past season with a time of 19:11, leading the Eagles to fifth place as a team. Marchand won the Division LL Championships, helping Trumbull take third, and finished fourth at the New England Championships, making her the top Connecticut competitor at the event. She also took 15th at the Champs Sports Northeast Regional Championships.

Academic Achievement


Marchand has maintained a weighted 4.81 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


A secretary in her school’s chapter of Future Farmers of America, Marchand has served as an officer in the Interact Club. She has volunteered locally with Trumbull Sustainable Youth, at Bridgeport Hospital, on behalf of the Rotary Club and for TopsSoccer, a program that supports children with disabilities. She also worked as a counselor at a local youth running camp.