SHU's Jennifer Hahne Named NEC Rookie of the Week

FAIRFIELD, CT (October 17, 2013) - 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.

Hahne posted new personal best, finishing the 5K in 18:59. It marked the first-time a NEC newcomer has broken the breaking 19 minute barrier this season. Hahne helped the Pioneers to a ninth place finish, tying the program's second best New England Championship finish.  Other than last season's 4th place finish, the Pioneer's have only broke the top 10 one other time, a ninth place finish in 2005. 

The Pioneers will run at the Princeton Invitational this Saturday in their final tune-up for the 2013 Northeast Conference Championship race on November 2nd.