Sophomore Rose Barrett placed 14th in a field of 47 racers to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad to a third-place team finish in a field of four squads at the Leopard Invitational 6k, held at Lafayette College's Metzgar Fields on Saturday morning. The Hawks totaled 90 points and an average 6k time of 25:38.75.
Senior Cassidy Weimer placed 22nd in a field of 179 racers to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad to a 12th-place team finish in a field of 20 teams at the Princeton Invitational 6k, held at Princeton University's West Windsor Fields on Saturday morning. The Hawks totaled 256 points and an average 6k time of 22:48.
On Saturday morning, the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad was given its first opportunity to race the Oatlands Plantation course, the site of the upcoming 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship (Oct. 28). SJU would take full advantage of this opportunity as the Hawks, placing four in the top ten, won the George Mason Invitational with 44 points in a field of eight squads. SJU edged past A-10 foes Duquesne (45 pts) and host-school George Mason (54 pts) for the victory.
Sophomore Rose Barrett placed 118th in a field of 198 finishers to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad to a 22nd-place team finish in a field of 24 in the 6k Brown Race of the 2017 Paul Short Run on Friday afternoon. The Hawks totaled 605 points in the race, which was hosted by Lehigh University at the Goodman Campus.
Saint Joseph's freshman cross country runner Abigail Silva has been selected the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon. The honor marks the first of the rookie's collegiate career
The Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad put five Hawks in the top 10 to turn in a second-place team finish in a field of five squads at the Rider Invitational 6k on Friday evening.
Saint Joseph's junior Lindsey Oremus held off six Quakers to win the individual title in a field of 68 racers at the season-opening TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational on Saturday morning. Hosted by The College of New Jersey at Rosedale Park, the meet featured Penn, Rider, Saint Joseph's, and host-school TCNJ.
Under the direction of third-year head coach Melody O'Reilly, the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad will open the 2017 season at The College of New Jersey's Blue/Gold Invitational this Saturday, September 2. The Hawks will race against host-school TCNJ, Rider, and Penn at Rosedale Park in Hopewell, New Jersey, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Captained by graduate student Sydney Coughlin and senior Cassidy Weimer, SJU returns 20 Hawks and adds 11 newcomers to a squad that was predicted to finish seventh at the Atlantic 10 Championship this fall.
The 2017 Saint Joseph's women's cross country team has been predicted to finish seventh in a field of 14 squads at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Women's Cross Country Championship, according to the conference's preseason poll released on Wednesday afternoon.
Location: Philadelphia, Pa. Founded: 1851 Enrollment: 4,856 Denomination: Roman Catholic (Jesuit) Nickname: Hawks Colors: Crimson and Gray Athletic Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Atlantic 10 Home Arena (Capacity): Sweeney Field (3,000) University President: Mark C. Reed, Ed.D. Vice President for Athletics/Athletic Director: Don DiJulia Athletic Department Phone: (610)-660-1707 2016 Regular Season Record: 6-11-1 2016 Atlantic 10 Conference Record (Place): 3-5-0 (11th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/9 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Head Coach (alma mater): Don D'Ambra (Saint Joseph's '94) Overall Record/Years: 31-79-15/8th season Record at Saint Joseph's/Years: Same Assistant Coaches: Pat Morris (Philadelphia University '98) - 8th season, Steve Wacker (Temple University '05) - 6th season Volunteer Assistant Coach (Goalkeepers): Scott Krotee (Gardner-Webb University '12) - 3rd season Director of Operations: Rob Brown (Stayer University '09) - 7th season Men's Soccer Office: (610) 660-1764 Men's Soccer Contact: Nikki Philpot E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Phone: (610) 660-2601 Press Box Phone: (610) 660-2565 Athletics Website: www.sjuhawks.com