Athletes of the Week

Stephanie Boucher

Stephanie Boucher

While it may be said Stephanie Boucher doesn’t have anything to prove to anyone, but when it comes to proving her exceptional talents to herself she keeps pushing the boundaries.

Boucher broke the College’s record in the 800-meter run to start the week and then came back at the next meet to better her time. For this performance, she has been named MVCC’s Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 20.

She set her first record on Monday with a time of 2:17.02, and then came back on Saturday to improve on her record in 2:15.51. Boucher is ranked number one in the NJCAA’s Division III runners for both the 800-meter and 1,500-meter runs. At Saturday's meet, she defeated runners from Hamilton College, SUNY Oneonta, Cornell University and SUNY Cortland.

During the Indoor Track & Field season, Boucher set school records in the 600-meter run with 1:38.15 and along with in the 800-meter in 2:17.22.

Boucher is a freshman Liberal Arts major who graduated from New Hartford High School.