RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College freshman Mike Secreti (Paramus, N.J./Paramus) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men's Cross-Country Rookie of the for the period ending Sept. 22, the CACC announced today. He wins the award for the third consecutive week.
His latest effort came on Saturday at the Monmouth University Invitational at Holmdel Park in Holmdel. Felician's frontrunner for the third week in a row, Secreti placed ninth out of 91 male entrants in the Open Division (non-Division I). He completed the five-mile course in 27 minutes, 39 seconds.
Secreti's time ranks 15th on Felician's all-time list for five-mile races. He led the Golden Falcons to a third-place result out of eight schools in the Open Divison team standings. He is a 2013 graduate of Paramus High.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/xc/2013-14/weeklyreports/20130923-XC-report.pdf.
Also on Monday, Felician junior men's soccer defender Kabari Palmer (Kingston, Jamaica/Calabar) and sophomore women's volleyball outside hitter Olivia Emerson (Sparks, Nev./Edward C. Reed) were named to their sports' CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician, a member of NCAA Division II, is guided by 12th-year head cross-country coach John Brennan. Secreti and the Golden Falcons next compete on Oct. 5 at the Technology Challenge, to be hosted by New Jersey Institute of Technology at Branch Brook Park in Newark.