RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University claimed a pair of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) weekly women's track & field awards for the period ending Apr. 9, the CACC announced on Monday. Senior Kate Rohsler (Fredon, N.J./Kittatinny Regional) was chosen the Track Athlete of the Week, and freshman Monika Dlugosz (Clifton, N.J./Clifton) earned Field Rookie of the Week honors.
Rohsler was honored for the first time this season and the second instance in her career. Dlugosz is the CACC Field Rookie of the Week for the first time.
Both Felician athletes were chosen on the strength of their performances in the Oscar Moore Invitational, hosted by Rowan University on Apr. 8. Rohsler finished third in the 1,500-meter run with a time of five minutes, 35.14 seconds. She was also sixth in the 800 meters in 2:48.87
Dlugosz earned the first two event victories of her collegiate career. She emerged victorious in the shot put, throwing 10.78 meters. She broke her own school record in the discus, tying for the top spot in the meet with a toss of 32.92 meters.
More information is available at http://caccathletics.org/sports/track/2016-17/releases/411POW.
Rohsler is a 2013 graduate of Kittatinny Regional of Newton. Dlugosz is a 2016 product of Clifton High.
Felician is guided by second-year head coach Rob DeCarlo Jr. of Saddle Brook. Rohsler, Dlugosz and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Apr. 22 when they travel to the All-American Meet at East Stroudsburg University.
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.