Nicole Scicolone Wins NEC Women's Track Rookie of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) - Nicole Scicolone (Carle Place, NY) was named NEC Women's Track Rookie of the Week for her performance at the Rider Invitational this past weekend.

Scicolone won the gold medel in the long jump, winning the gold medal and setting a Sacred Heart program record with a leap of 5.55m (18' 2.5").  The freshman earned her first collegiate victory by breaking SHU's previous program record (5.52m), which was set by current teammate Ashley Matakevich (Stratford, CT) last year.  Scicolone currently ranks fourth on the NEC's long jump leader board.