August 31, 2013

Pioneers Finish Third at Stony Brook Opener

Stony Brook Invitational Results

STONY BROOK, NY (August 31, 2013) - The Sacred Heart women's cross country team opened their 2013 season Saturday afternoon running in the Stony Brook Invitational.  The Pioneers finished third in a five team field running a 4k course on the SBU campus.

SHU finished with 53 total points and had a pair of top-10 finishers.  The Pioneer had all of their top-five runners place in the top-20 on Saturday.  Leading the way was SHU senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, NY) who finished in fourth place in a 68 runner field, clocking in at 14:51.61.  

Junior Elizabeth Hutchins (Pawcatuck, CT) finished in eighth place overall recording a time of 16:00.50.  Running in her first collegiate race, freshman Jennifer Hahne (Madison, CT) took home 12th place with a clocking of 16:07.34.

Rounding out the Pioneers' top-five finsihers was sophomore Jennifer Hickey (South Easton, MA) in 13th with a time of 16:12 and hjunior Emma Bolduc (Peterborough, NH) in 16th at 16:28.31.

The Pioneers will face some Northeast Conference competition next week when they take part in the Bryant University Invitational.

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