Dawn Hubbell became an assistant coach on Eric Blake’s men’s and women’s cross country staff prior to the 2019 season.
Hubbell, the North Haven, CT, native had a four-year career on the Central Connecticut women’s cross country and track & field teams. During her time as a cross country athlete, the Blue Devils finished as the Northeast Conference runner-up for three seasons before being crowned the NEC Champions in 2018.
As a distance track runner, Hubbell etched her name in the CCSU record books for the indoor 5,000 meter run (17:02.81) which she set in 2019 at the IC4A/ECAC Championships. She won the gold medal in the same event at the 2019 Indoor NEC Championships as a senior.
Hubbell was a member of the 2019 Outdoor Track & Field Championship team. The women’s team won its first outdoor championship in school history beating the runner-up Sacred Heart by half a point. She won three medals (5,000m gold, 10,000 meter silver, 4x800 bronze) at the NEC Championship and was named the Most Outstanding Distance Performer. The 4x800 relay team including Hubbell, Angie Rafter, Ashley Dana, and Megan Brawner set the school record with a time of 9:12.20.
Hubbell arrived at Central Connecticut State after a four-year cross country career at North Haven High School under Carl Jackson. She earned All-Oronoque honors in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, she was named to the All-Conference Second-Team.
Hubbell graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Central Connecticut State University.