Molly Carl took over the Agnes Scott Cross Country program before the 2018 season.
Carl comes to Agnes Scott following a two-year stop a Smith, serving as a graduate assistant for the Pioneers' cross country program. There, she assisted in all aspects of the day-to-day for the program while earning her Master's in Exercise and Sport Studies.
Before Smith, she was a standout cross country and track athlete at the University of Southern Maine, earning several regional and national honors. In her junior season, Carl earned a spot in the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships after showing well coming out one of the toughest regions in the country in the Northeast, finishing 27thoverall. The race kicked started an overall outstanding year for Carl, who earned All-American honors in both cross country and track and field, while being named to the CoSIDA Capital One (now Google Cloud) Academic All-American Third Team. The USTFCCCA also named her an All-Academic team member.
She also parlayed the success into being named the Little East Conference Athlete of the Year in both Indoor and Outdoor Track, while setting six school records for the Huskies of which she still holds.
"I'm very grateful for the opportunity to lead the Cross Country program at Agnes Scott College," Carl said. "It's an exciting time to be a part of the Athletic Department and have the opportunity to offer a challenging, but rewarding experience for our student-athletes. I'm excited to learn from these athletes and work together to keep building toward something great."