2013 News

November 23, 2013
Women’s Cross Country Wraps Up 2013 With 2nd Place Finish at ECAC Championship
Senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) wrapped up her cross country career by breezing past the field at the ECAC Cross Country Championship on Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park, winning the women’s 5K race by 16 seconds. As a team, Sacred Heart finished second behind Pittsburgh.

November 18, 2013
Christian Morrison Named NEC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year
Sacred Heart women’s cross country head coach Christian Morrison was named the Northeast Conference Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year on Monday after leading the Pioneers to the 2013 NEC Championship.

November 15, 2013
Castrogivanni Earns All-Northeast Region Honors At NCAA Northeast Regional
Senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) became the first SHU runner to earn All-Region honors Friday at the NCAA Northeast Regional at Van Cortlandt Park.

November 2, 2013
Sacred Heart Wins 2013 NEC Women’s Cross Country Championship
Bolstered by top-three finishes from Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) and Elizabeth Hutchins (Pawcatuck, Conn.), the Sacred Heart women’s cross country team won the 2013 Northeast Conference Championship Saturday at Immergrun Golf Club.

October 22, 2013
Brianna Castrogivanni Named NEC Women's Athlete of the Week
Senior women's cross country runner Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) was named the Northeast Conference Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for her performance at the Princeton University Invitational on Saturday.

October 19, 2013
Castrogivanni Wins Third Race Of 2013; Women’s Cross Country Finishes Sixth At Princeton
Senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, N.Y.) won her third race of the 2013 season on Saturday at the Princeton University Invitational, covering the 6K course in a time of 21:25. As a team, the Sacred Heart women's cross country team placed sixth out of 25 teams.

October 17, 2013
SHU's Jennifer Hahne Named NEC Rookie of the Week
Sacred Heart freshman cross country runner Jennifer Hahne (Madison, CT) was named the Northeast Conference Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week on Tuesday.

October 12, 2013
SHU Runners Compete in 101st New England Championships
The Sacred Heart men's and women's cross country teams ran in the 101st New England Championship race Saturday at Boston's Franklin Park. The Pioneer women took home a ninth place finish while the men were 30th at the event.

September 28, 2013
Pioneers Win Saint Francis U Invitational
The Sacred Heart Pioneers took home the team title at the Saint Francis U Father Bede Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers placed their top-five runners among the top 20 finishers en route to the team title in a preview race of the Northeast Conference Championship in November.

September 25, 2013
SHU XC Runners Pick Up Three NEC Awards
The Sacred Heart men's and women's cross country teams claimed three of the four Northeast Conference Weekly Awards announced on Tuesday afternoon. Graduate student Christopher Connelly (Medford, NY) and senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, NY) were named the NEC Athletes of the Week and freshman Molly Barker (Weymouth, MA) was tabbed the NEC Rookie of the Week.

September 21, 2013
Castrogivanni Wins Second Race in 2013
Sacred Heart senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, NY) notched her second win of the 2013 season on Saturday afternoon, taking home the individual title at the 37th Annual Father Leeber S.J. Invitational held at Fairfield University. The Pioneers had the top-two finishers in the race and had four runners finish in the top-10 Saturday.

September 11, 2013
Pair of Pioneers Garner NEC Weekly Accolades
The Sacred Heart women's cross country team swept this week's Northeast Conference Weekly Awards with senior Briannia Castrogivanni (Commack, NY) and freshman Jennifer Hahne (Madison, CT) taking home Athlete and Rookie honors.

September 7, 2013
Pioneers Run at Bryant; Castrogivanni Takes Top Spot
The Sacred Heart men's & women's cross country teams ran in the Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial at Bryant University on Saturday afternoon. SHU senior Brianna Castrogivanni (Commack, NY) won the women's 5k race to lead the Pioneers.

September 6, 2013
Jennifer Hahne Named NEC Rookie of the Week
Sacred Heart freshman Jennifer Hahne (Madison, CT) was named the Northeast Conference Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week. Hahen collects the league's first NEC rookie award of the season.

August 31, 2013
Pioneers Finish Third at Stony Brook Opener
The Sacred Heart women's cross country team opened their 2013 season Saturday afternoon running in the Stony Brook Invitational. The Pioneers finished third in a five team field running a 4k course on the SBU campus.

August 21, 2013
SHU Women Preseason Favorite in the NEC
The Sacred Heart women's cross country team was chosen as the preseason favorite to capture the Northeast Conference title in 2013 in a vote of the league's head coaches announced on Wednesday. The Pioneers received seven first place votes while Bryant University was second with the other two first place nods.