RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University junior Kate Rohsler (Fredon, N.J./Kittatinny Regional) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Track Athlete of the Week for the period ending Apr. 3, the CACC announced on Monday.
Rohsler is the first member of the Felician women's track & field team to earn a CACC weekly award in the Golden Falcons' two-year program history.
Rohsler was honored on the strength of her performance in the 1,500-meter run during the Oscar Moore Open, hosted by Rowan University on Apr. 1. She completed the event in a time of five minutes, 23.13 seconds, shaving 49 seconds off of her previous personal best. Rohsler placed second among non-Collegiate Track Conference competitors, scoring eight points toward the Golden Falcons' program record of 53.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/track/2015-16/photos/T-F__Weekly_Report_2.pdf.
Rohsler is a three-year veteran of the Felician women's cross-country program, and was the Golden Falcons' No. 3 runner in 2015. She finished 52nd in this year's CACC Cross-Country Championship race. Rohsler is a 2013 graduate of Kittatinny Regional of Newton.
Felician is guided by first-year head coach Rob DeCarlo Jr. of Saddle Brook. Rohsler and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Saturday, when they travel to Ewing, N.J., for The College of New Jersey Invitational.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University 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 University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.