Andrea Rovegno Named MAAC Runner Of The Week

Sept. 19, 2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - Junior Andrea Rovegno of the Greyhound women's cross country team has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Runner of the Week for the week ending September 18, 2005, it has been announced by conference officials.

Rovegno shattered the 5K school record in helping the Greyhounds finish in fourth place at the 33-team National Catholic Cross Country Invitational at the University of Notre Dame on Friday afternoon. Rovegno's time of 17:43 allowed her to finish in second place and eclipse the previous mark of 18:29.30, which was set by Betsy Allen in 1997.

Rovegno now holds six of the top 20 times in school history for 5K races.

The Greyhounds return to action on Saturday afternoon at the Iona Meet of Champions.