(West Point, NY) – The Sacred Heart Pioneer men's and women's track teams both competed in the Carleton Crowell Invitational this past weekend, hosted by Army. While there was no team scoring in the meet, the women had a particularly strong meet with seven individual wins and two ECAC qualifying performances.
5000 Meters – Senior captain Kimberly DeLoreto (Hillsdale, NJ) won the 5000, lapping the field twice, while recording a Northeast Conference leading time of 17:30.12. She also surpassed the ECAC Championship qualifying standard (17:33.64), and the New England Championships standard (18:20.64). In addition to leading the NEC, DeLoreto's time ranks her 2nd in the ECAC, and 3rd in all of Division I. Sophomore teammate Michelle Navarro (Piscataway, NJ) placed 2nd in the race in 19:19.90, her time good for 2nd on the NEC performance list.
400 Meters – Freshman Katelyn Racanelli (Riverside, CT) recorded a win in her first college meet, clocking 1:01.60 to take 400 meter gold over a field of 15, with junior teammate Karlie Dean placing 3rd.