2017 Women's Cross Country News

November 18, 2017
Pioneers Finish 8th of 25 Teams At ECAC/ICAAAA Championships
Bronx, NY.- Senior Kate Svensen earned All-East honors for the second consecutive year, leading the way for the Pioneers with a 12th place finish at the ECAC/ICAAAA Championship.

November 10, 2017
Women's Cross Country Competes At Northeast Region Cross Country Championships
The Sacred Heart women's cross country team finished 17th of 36 teams on Friday at the Northeast Regional Cross Country Championships.

October 31, 2017
Women's Cross Country Holds No. 15 Spot In USTFCCCA Regional Poll Week 6
Fairfield, Conn.- Sacred Heart women's cross country team held their spot from week five, at No. 15 in the USTFCCCA Regional Rankings for week six, coming off their NEC Championship win.

October 28, 2017
Pioneers Reclaim Women's Cross Country Championship
New Britain, CT -- After winning three consecutive titles from 2013-2015, Sacred Heart regained its claim as the Women’s Cross Country Champion with the lowest score in program history.

October 18, 2017
Women's Cross Country Ranked No. 15 In This Week's USTFCCCA Regional Poll
Fairfield, Conn.- The Sacred Heart women's cross country team was regionally ranked by our national coaches association for the first time since early in the 2015 season. 

October 17, 2017
Connelly earns NEC Cross Country Athlete Of The Week Award
Fairfield, Conn.- Tara Connelly narrowly edged out teammate Kate Svensen to place third in a field of 78 athletes at the Great Dane Invitational hosted by UAlbany on Saturday.

October 14, 2017
Women's Cross Country Earn Second Win Of The Season At Albany Invite
Albany, NY.- The women took home their second victory of the season, beating out 6 other competitors at the Albany Invite. Their score of 37 points beat out U Albany by 9 points as well as NEC competitors St. Francis University by 21 points.

October 10, 2017
Svensen Earns NEC Cross Country Athlete Of The Week
Fairfield, Conn.- Kate Svensen of the Sacred Heart cross country team earned NEC Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for her performance at the New England Championships on Saturday. 

October 7, 2017
Women's Cross Country Finish Eighth Overall at NEICAAA Championship
Boston, MA.- The Sacred Heart women's cross country team competed at the NEICAAA Cross Country Championship at Franklin Park on Sunday, finishing eighth overall. 

September 27, 2017
Svensen Earns NEC Cross Country Athlete Of The Week
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Kate Svensen of the Sacred Heart Cross Country team was  honored with Northeast Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week Awards on Wednesday for her performance at the at the Ted Owen Cross Country Invitational.

September 23, 2017
Women's Cross Country Earns First Victory
New Britain, Connecticut.-The Sacred Heart women's cross country team took home their first victory of the season, finishing atop the 11 Division I teams in a field that contained seven other NEC competitors. 

September 15, 2017
Connelly earns NEC Cross Country Athlete of the week award
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Tara Connelly of the Sacred Heart Cross Country team was honored with Northeast Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week Award on Wednesday for her performance at the UMass Invitational Saturday.

September 9, 2017
Cross Country in action at The University of Massachusetts Minuteman Invite
Amherst, MA. -  The Sacred Heart University women's cross country team competed at The University of Massachusetts Minuteman Invite on saturday in Amherst. 

September 6, 2017
Svensen and Wilder earn NEC Weekly Cross Country Awards
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Kate Svensen and Bonnie Wilder of the Sacred Heart Cross Country team were honored with Northeast Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week Awards on Wednesday for their performances at the at Stony Brook University Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

September 2, 2017
Kate Svensen Wins Individual Title At Stony Brook Season Opener
Senior Kate Svensen won her first individual cross country title Saturday, winning the Stony Brook Season Opener as the SHU women’s cross country team opened its 2017 season.

August 18, 2017
Women’s Cross Country Picked Second In NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
The Sacred Heart women’s cross country team has been picked to finish tied for second this season with Central Connecticut in the 2017 NEC Preseason Coaches Poll, released on Friday.