RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University senior Sabrina Roldan (Woodbridge, N.J./Woodbridge) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Cross-Country Runner of the Week for the period ending Oct. 16, the CACC announced today. Roldan is the first Felician cross-country athlete to collect a CACC weekly award this season.
Roldan was chosen on the strength of her performance in the Cougar Chase, hosted by Caldwell University on Saturday. She finished fourth out of 75 runners, including first among CACC competitors, by completing the 5,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 51 seconds.
More information is available at http://caccathletics.org/sports/xc/2016-17/photos/XC_07_2016.pdf.
Roldan has been Felician's frontrunner for all five races this season. Her time on Saturday was her best at 5,000 meters in more than two years. She is a 2013 graduate of Woodbridge High School.
Also on Monday, Felician men's cross-country senior Mike Secreti (Paramus, N.J./Paramus) was chosen for the CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Both Felician cross-country teams are guided by second-year head coach Rob DeCarlo Jr. of Saddle Brook. Roldan, Secreti and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Sunday, when they travel to Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia for the 2016 CACC Championship meet.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.