Sept. 28, 2009
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (September 28, 2009) - Junior cross country runner Kimberly DeLoreto (Hillsdale, NJ) has been named the Sacred Heart / Enterprise Rent-A-Car Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of September 21st through 27th.
DeLoreto won her first career individual title in leading the Pioneers to their sixth-straight win at the Fairfield University Victor F. Leeber Invitational over the weekend. DeLoreto, coming off a third place finish at last week's Quinnipiac Invitational, took home top-honors at Saturday's event. She crossed line 29 seconds in front of the competition, clocking in at 18:31 for the win and her third career top-five finish. The Pioneer women posted their 11th win in past 13 years running at the Fairfield event. The Pioneers finished with 27 total points to finish in front of the host Stags in second place with 51 total points.
DeLoreto and the Pioneers are off this week and back in action on Saturday, October 10th at the 2009 New England Championship at Franklin Park in Boston, MA.