2014 Sacred Heart Women's Cross Country News

February 12, 2015
Cross Country Men and Women Receive All-Academic Recognition
Both the Sacred Heart University men’s and women’s cross country teams have been honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) as Division I All-Academic Teams. In order to qualify for the accolade, the team GPA must have been higher than a 3.0.

January 6, 2015
SHU Women's Cross Country Receives NEC Team Sportsmanship Honor
The Sacred Heart University women's cross country team was awarded the Fall Team Sportsmanship Awards by the Northeast Conference on Monday, the conference announced.

November 25, 2014
Morrison Picks up Second Consecutive NEC Coach of the Year Honors
Sacred Heart women’s cross country Head Coach Christian Morrison has been voted as the Northeast Conference Cross Country Coach of the Year for the second successive season, after leading his team to its second consecutive NEC title earlier this month.

November 23, 2014
SHU Claims ECAC Women’s University Division Championship
BRONX – Three weeks after claiming the Northeast Conference Championship, the Sacred Heart University women’s cross country team captured the ECAC Division I University Division Cross Country Championship at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday morning.

November 14, 2014
Women’s Cross Country Tie Best Ever Finish at NCAA Regionals
The women’s 16th place finish ties a program record for its best ever, as they also finished 16th at the 2012 Regionals.

November 4, 2014
Sacred Heart Earns Regional Ranking Following Title
SHU is tied for fourteenth with Patriot League champion Boston University. The ranking is Sacred Heart’s third ever regional ranking in program history, as they were ranked 15th in the final poll prior to Regionals in 2008, and ranked as high as 14th in the fifth poll of the season in 2012.

November 1, 2014
Pioneers Repeat at Northeast Conference Championships
Five Pioneers placed in the top thirteen to earn All-Northeast Conference honors as the Sacred Heart University women’s cross country team repeated as NEC champions for the first time in program history at Stanley Quarter Park on Saturday morning.

October 22, 2014
SHU Receives Both of the Weekly NEC Women’s Cross Country Awards
Elizabeth Hutchins was named the NEC Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, while Tara Connelly was selected as the NEC Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week.

October 18, 2014
SHU Runs at Princeton Invitational
The women finished the event in the ninth place, while the men placed 35th.

October 14, 2014
Connelly Selected as NEC Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week
It is the first career conference award for the freshman.

October 11, 2014
SHU Women Tie Program Best With Fourth Place Finish at New England Cross Country Championships
BOSTON – The Sacred Heart University women’s cross country team tied their best ever finish at the New England Cross Country Championships as they placed fourth out of 38 teams in the event held at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass. on Saturday afternoon. Their previous fourth place finish was in 2012. Fourteen women finished the event in less than 20 minutes breaking the previous Franklin Park program record of eight.

September 30, 2014
Bolduc Chosen as NEC XC Athlete of the Week
SOMERSET, N.J. – Sacred Heart University senior Emma Bolduc was chosen as the NEC Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. It is her third career NEC honor as she was twice named NEC Rookie of the Week during her freshman season.

September 27, 2014
Women Take Second Place at Ted Owen Invitational; Men Eighth
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – Sacred Heart’s top five women runners all placed in the top 20 as the Pioneers finished in second place at the Ted Owen Invitational on Saturday. The men finished the competition in 8th.

September 13, 2014
Sacred Heart XC Competes in Minutemen Invitational
AMHERST, MASS. – The Sacred Heart University Cross Country team traveled to Amherst on Saturday morning to compete in the Minutemen Invitational. Highlighting the day were the SHU women who had eleven runners break the 19:30 mark, which broke a program record.

August 30, 2014
Women XC Open Season With Second Place Finish at Stony Brook Invitational; Men Place Fourth
STONY BROOK, NY - The Sacred Heart University Cross Country team opened their 2014 season Saturday morning at the Stony Brook Invitational. The women took home second place while the men finished in fourth. Stony Brook won both the men’s and women’s event.

August 22, 2014
SHU Women’s Cross Country Selected to Repeat in NEC Preseason Poll
SOMERSET, NJ – Defending Northeast Conference women’s cross country champion Sacred Heart was selected to defend its title in the preseason coaches’ poll released Friday.

July 25, 2014
Sacred Heart Announces 2014 Cross Country Schedule
Sacred Heart Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach Christian Morrison announced the 2014 schedule on Friday. The Pioneers will run in nine meets this season, beginning with the Stony Brook Invitational on August 30.