Senior Kristen Borriello has been named the East Coast Conference Runer of the Week for the second consecutive week, while freshman Nick Martello was tabbed Rookie of the Week for the 3rd time this season.
Senior women's cross country runner Kristen Borriello and sophomore men's cross country runner Robert Guidicipietro have been chosen as the East Coast Conference Runners of the Week after strong races at the Paul Short Invitational.
The St. Thomas Aquinas College cross country competed at the 44th Annual Paul Short Invitational. The Paul Short Run is the largest intercollegiate cross country meet in the nation where approximately 6,000 athletes from nearly 450 colleges and high schools competed this year.
The St. Thomas Aquinas Cross Country teams took first place in both the men's and women's races at the NYIT Invitational. The race was a preview for the East Coast Conference Championship that will be held at the same site in late October.
The St. Thomas Aquinas Women's cross country teamed has been ranked 7th in the East region in the USTFCCCA Preseason Poll. This ranking follows a successful 2016 campaign in which the team finished 3rd in the East Coast Conference and 10th in the East Regional Championship.
Freshman Robert Guidicipietro was named the East Coast Conference Runner of the Week, while classmate Jonathan Gay was tabbed the Rookie of the Week following the Spartans 1st place team finish at the NJIT Technology Challenge.
The St. Thomas Aquinas cross country teams competed at the 43rd Annual Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University. Freshmen Jon Gay and Robbie Guidicipietro recorded strong performances finishing in 18th and 19th in a field of 266.
The St. Thomas Aquinas cross country teams races in Rochester this weekend at the Harry F. Anderson Invitational. Freshman Robbie Guidicipietro led the men with a 12th place finish in a collegiate best 26:09. Senior Meaghan Ventarola was the first woman to cross the line for the Spartans.
On Saturday, the St. Thomas Aquinas cross country program hosted the 5th Annual Spartan Alumni Run. The 5K race, which was held at Tallman Mountain State Park, was a success with twenty alumni members participating.