October 9, 2010
Pioneers Run in New England Championships, DeLoreto Earns All-New England Again
(Boston, MA) – The Sacred Heart Men's and Women's Cross
Country teams competed at the New England Championships at Franklin
Park in Boston Saturday afternoon, with Kim DeLoreto (Hillsdale,
NJ) earning "All-New England" honors for the third time in her
DeLoreto finished 22nd overall out of 322 runners
with a time of 18:16. Of the eight runners in Sacred Heart
history to be named "All-New England", which is awarded to the top
30 runners, DeLoreto is the only athlete to do it more than
The Pioneer Women's Cross Country team took
18thplace of the 47 schools competing with a score of
483, averaging a time of 19:11 thanks to strong races by Brittney
Lane (Greenwich, NY) and Brittany Llobell (West Sayville, NY) as
well. Lane ran her personal best at 18:59, while Llobell ran
a time of 19:11.
The Sacred Heart Men's Cross Country team placed four runners
in the top 100 for the first time ever. The Pioneers
out of the 47-team race with a score of
455, as Jeffrey Lusignan
(East Montpelier, VT) lead the way with a time of 25:54.
There was only a ten-second spread on the top four runners for the
SHU men's team, with Richard Marcello
(Foster, RI - 25:59), Brendan
(Danbury, CT - 26:00), and Daniel Koehler
Hook, NY - 26:04) nearly keeping pace with Lusignan. Rickert
set a personal best with his time.
(Cochecton, NY) placed 11th
in the Men's JV
race, setting a personal best with a time of 26:24 as the SHU men's
fifth fastest finish of the day.