RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College junior Mike Secreti (Paramus, N.J./Paramus) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Cross-Country Co-Runner of the Week for the period ending Sept. 20, the CACC announced today. Secreti wins or shares the award for the second time in his career.
The 5-foot-11, 145-pound Secreti was the individual winner at the inaugural Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, held on the campus of Rowan College at Gloucester County on Saturday afternoon. Secreti completed 8,000 meters in 26 minutes, 43 seconds, to best a field of 93 runners. The Golden Falcons finished seventh out of 11 in the team standings.
Secreti shared this week's award with Booray Adam Nour of Dominican (N.Y.) College. More information is available at www.caccathletics.org/sports/xc/2015-16/releases/921POWs.
Secreti has finished in the top 10 in all 13 of his collegiate regular-season races. His victory on Saturday was the second of his career. He is a 2013 graduate of Paramus High.
Also on Monday, Felician freshman Andre Francisco (Lyndhurst, N.J./Lyndhurst), as well as junior Sabrina Roldan (Woodbridge, N.J./Woodbridge) from the women's cross-country squad, were named to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician is guided by first-year head coach Rob DeCarlo Jr. of Saddle Brook. Secreti and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Oct. 2, when they travel to Lehigh University for the Paul Short Run.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College 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 College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.