Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Danbury, CT| The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Association (ECAC) announced its weekly cross country award winners on Wednesday afternoon, and amongst the honored was freshman Meagan Haviland of the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's cross country team who was named Division III Metro Region Rookie of the Week.
A four-time winner this season, Haviland, who's swept Skyline Conference and ECAC Metro rookie honors three weeks in a row, turned in a ninth-place finish in a field of 167 competitors at the 18th Annual St. Joseph's College Invitational on Saturday afternoon. With a 5k time of 20:55.7, the Sound Beach, NY native was the second highest-placing freshman finisher and helped lead the Golden Eagles to a third-place finish.
Haviland, who was named Skyline Conference Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season on Monday, returns to action with the cross country team on Sunday, October 29 at the Skyline Conference Championships at SUNY Purchase.