Sophomore Shannon Addario placed 25th to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational, held at Lafayette's Metzgar Fields on Saturday morning. The Hawks accumulated 136 points and an average 6k time of 25:07 en route to a fifth-place team finish in a field of five. This was SJU's second race in as many days, as additional Hawks raced the Penn State National Invitational on Friday morning.
Graduate student Elaine Estes led the Hawks for the fifth time this season as the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad placed 14th in a field of 16 teams at the Penn State National Invitational, held at PSU's Blue/White Golf Course on Friday morning. The Hawks accumulated 359 points in the 6k race in a high-level field.
Last year, Elaine Estes stepped onto her all-time favorite course, at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus, and had one individual goal: to go sub-22:00 for the first time in her career. She did that, clocking in at 21:59.5. Fast forward a year, and Estes completed Saturday morning's 6k Gold Race in a time of 21:14.4, numbers that speak to her commitment to improving every time race day comes.
The Saint Joseph's women's cross country program is set for one of the nation's premier cross country events, the 46th Annual Paul Short Run this Saturday, October 5. The women's 6k Open Race will begin at 10:15 a.m. while the 44-team field 6k Gold Race is slated for 11:45 a.m., to be held at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus.
Kristin Andrews '11 (Manalapan, N.J.), Sarah Conway '03 (Newark, Del.), Mike DiDio '06 (Churchville, Pa.) and Jerry Puryear '04 (Arlington, Va.) will be enshrined in the Saint Joseph's University Track Hall of Fame during the program's Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 12 at Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill, Pa.
After winning the 2019 Delaware Invitational individual title and leading the Hawks to a runner-up team finish on Saturday morning, Saint Joseph's graduate student Elaine Estes has been selected the Atlantic 10 Co-Performer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. The honor marks the second of both her collegiate career and season, also earning the honor after winning the season-opening 2019 Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational back in September.
For the second time in three races, Elaine Estes took home the 'W' as the graduate student won the 2019 Delaware Invitational at White Clay Creek State Park on Saturday morning. With an average 6k team time of 24:04 and 36 combined points, the Hawks placed second as a squad.
Graduate student Elaine Estes placed second in a field of 73 racers to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad to a fifth-place team finish in a field of seven at the 2019 George Mason Invitational on Friday evening. The Hawks averaged 19:16 over 5k en route to a 96-point performance.
After winning the 2019 Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational individual title and leading the Hawks to the team title on Saturday morning, Saint Joseph's graduate student Elaine Estes has been selected the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. Additionally, freshman Olivia Wojtowicz has been tabbed the league's Rookie of the Week. The honors mark the first conference accolades for both collegiate careers.
Graduate student Elaine Estes won the individual title to lead the Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad to a first-place finish in the SR./JR. race at the 2019 Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational, held at Thompson Park on Saturday morning.
The Saint Joseph's women's cross country squad opens the 2019 campaign this Saturday, September 7 at the Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational at Thompson Park in Lincroft, N.J. Monmouth will host a SR./JR. race and a SO./FR. race, with start time set for 9:15 a.m.
2019 Saint Joseph's University Women's Cross Country Quick Facts