2016 Women's Cross Country News

May 15, 2017
Pioneers Continue To Excel In Most Recent APR Rankings
Women's cross country and men's fencing received Public Recognition Awards for academic success.

May 12, 2017
Department of Athletics Celebrates Career Achievements Of Class of 2017
Ellen Nighbor of the women’s golf team and Justin Danforth of the men’s ice hockey received the top honors of the Pioneer Award

November 21, 2016
Women's Cross Country finishes 6th out of 18 teams at ECAC's
Bronx, NY- SHU women's cross country ran the ECAC university race at at Van Cortlandt park on Saturday. The team finished 6th of 18 full teams, in 141 points. After a 3rd place finish at the NEC Championships, the SHU women beat all of their NEC competitors including champions Saint Francis University (169 points), Bryant University (294 points) and Central Connecticut State University (314 points).

November 12, 2016
Svensen first of NEC competitors at women's Northeast Regional Championships
Bronx, NY- Junior Kate Svensen was the first woman across the line for SHU, crossing the line in 95th place at the Northeast Region Cross Country Championships on Friday. Her time of 22:16.2 crushed her previous personal best of 23:25.7, which she ran in last year’s 6k Regional race. Svensen was the first of NEC competitors, edging out NEC individual champion Brittany Mendelson from Central Connecticut. She now sits 5th on the program’s 6k All-Time list.

October 29, 2016
Jennifer Hahne earned her third consecutive All-NEC honor as SHU finishes third at NEC Championship
Senior Jennifer Hahne earned her third consecutive All-NEC honor and joins Katie Wrinkle, Kim DeLoreto, Shannon Hickey as only athletes to earn All-NEC at least 3 times for women's cross country

October 18, 2016
Meghan Hutch Named NEC Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Senior Meghan Hutch was named the Northeast Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

October 17, 2016
SHU Women's Cross Country Finishes 12th at Princeton Invitational
Princeton, NJ - The Sacred Heart Women’s Cross Country team finished 12th out of 22 teams at the Princeton Invitational.

October 11, 2016
DiCicco Named NEC Cross Country Rookie of the Week For Fourth Time
Freshman Jody DiCicco was named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Female Rookie of the Week on Tuesday. It is her fourth NEC Rookie of the Week award this season.

October 9, 2016
Women's Cross Country Takes 10th at NEICAAA Cross Country Championship
Boston, MA. -In the Women’s Varsity Race SHU finished in tenth place, going two places better than last years's 12th place finish.

September 27, 2016
Jody DiCicco Sweeps NEC Cross Country Honors
Freshman Jody DiCicco was named the Northeast Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete and Rookie of the Week on Tuesday for her performance at the Fairfield Invitational Saturday.

September 24, 2016
Women's Cross Country Posts Shutout Win At Fairfield Invite
SHU swept spots one to five for the second consecutive year, to win the meet with 15 points. The Pioneers beat out Fairfield University (55 points) by 40 points. This was the second shutout win in program history after last year’s shutout win at the same meet.

September 13, 2016
Jody DiCicco Named NEC Female Rookie of the Week
For the second consecutive week, freshman Jody DiCicco has been named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Female Athlete of the Week.

September 11, 2016
DiCicco Takes Tenth At UMass Invitatational
-Freshman Jody DiCicco was the first SHU finisher, nabbing a 10th place finish in a personal best of 18:11. Her performance is the second fastest freshman time in the history of the program, behind Junior Tara Connelly’s 18:06 which was run on the same course in 2014.

September 7, 2016
Connor Rog and Jody DiCicco Earn NEC Cross Country Honors
Sacred Heart graduate student Connor Rog was named the Northeast Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week after his win at the Father Bede Invitational last weekend. On the women’s side, freshman Jody DiCicco was named the Female Rookie of the Week.

September 2, 2016
Women’s Cross Country Takes Second At Father Bede Invitational
The Sacred Heart women’s cross country team opened its 2016 season with a second place finish at the Father Bede Invitational, hosted by Saint Francis U at Immergrun Golf Course.

August 19, 2016
Women's Cross Country picked First in Preseason Poll
FAIRFIELD, CONN. (August 19, 2016) – The Sacred Heart University Women’s Cross Country team is picked to finish first in this year’s Preseason Poll, as announced by the league this Friday. The Pioneers have claimed the conference championship three years running and are on the hunt to capture the crown for a fourth consecutive time this season.

August 4, 2016
Cross Country Reveals 2016 Schedule
Reigning NEC Coach of the Year Christian Morrison announced the 2016 men's and women's cross country schedule Friday morning.