Madison Rivard
Madison Rivard
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sharon, Mass.
High School: Sharon
Major: Public Health

2016 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Limited by injury, but still managed to compete in three meets for the Sharks ... Finished 56th with a time of 23:30 at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on October 29 at historic Franklin Park in Boston ... Placed 35th in the two-mile Seventh Annual Fens Classic on September 3 with a time of 14:33.

2015 Season:
Selected to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... One of six runners on the team to compete in all six meets for Simmons ... Posted a pair of top-five finishes ... Solidified her reputation for coming up big in meaningful meets by posting a personal-record time of 22:15 as the team's fifth-best finisher, while placing 29th overall at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on October 31 ... Registered a personal-best 6K mark of 26:20.0 to place 273rd overall and fifth for the Sharks at the NCAA Division III Regionals on November 14 ... Improved her 5K time in every successive race and showed an improvement of 1:46 from the team's first meet to the last.

2014 Season:
Named to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Earned the team's Most Improved Performer Award ... One of four runners and the only rookie on the team to compete in all seven races on the team's schedule ... The team's best first-year competitor and consistently one of the squad's top five finishers ... Made her collegiate debut on September 6 with a time of 25:31.62 to place 70th at the Roger Williams Invitational ... Posted a season-best time of 22:21 to place 16th at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on November 1 to improve on her season-opening mark by 3:10 ... Clocked in at 27:40.0 in the six kilometer NCAA Division III Regional Championship on November 15.

High School/Personal: Lettered in soccer for Sharon High School ... Earned Honor Roll accolades at SHS ... Participated in Stage Management in the Theatre at Sharon High and also volunteered at The Learning Center for the Deaf ... Born August 3, 1995 ... Majoring in Public Health with a minor in Sustainability at Simmons ... Daughter of Madeleine and Glenn Rivard ... Named Most Improved Runner following her sophomore season for Simmons cross country and earned the Unsung Hero Award as a junior ... Served as a Public Health Liaison at Simmons ... Volunteers with Pediatric Occupational Therapy and works with Emergency Medical Services ... Enjoys running, hiking, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.