Brianna Castrogivanni Named NEC Women's Track Athlete Of The Week

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) was named the NEC Women's Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after winning the 5000m race at the Yale Season Opener on Saturday.

Castrogivanni led Sacred Heart to a 1-2-3 finish in the 5000m at Yale. She crossed the finish line in a time fo 17:04.72, winning by more than 24 seconds and nearly 30 seconds faster than the ECAC qualifying standard of 17:33.64. Only four NCAA Division I runners posted a faster opening-week 5K time.

The Pioneers are back in action on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Brother Jasper Invitational at Manhattan College.