RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College sophomore Mike Secreti (Paramus, N.J./Paramus) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men's Cross-Country Co-Runner of the Week for the period ending Sept. 21, the CACC announced today. Secreti earns the award for the first time this season and the second occasion in his career.
The 5-foot-11, 145-pound Secreti was honored on the strength of his performance in the Roadrunner Invitational, hosted by Ramapo College on Saturday at Garret Mountain Reservation. He set a Felician course record with a time of 27 minutes, 34 seconds, for 8,000 meters, and placed second in the race out of 98 entrants.
Secreti has finished in among the top 10 in all seven of his collegiate regular-season events. He is a 2013 graduate of Paramus High.
Secreti shared this week's honor with sophomore Mateusz Gacik of Nyack College. More information is available at http://caccathletics.org/sports/mxc/2014-15/releases/XC_3_9-22.pdf.
Felician is guided by 13th-year head coach John Brennan of Clark. Secreti and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Oct. 4, when they travel to Branch Brook Park in Newark for the NJIT Highlander Challenge.
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.