RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University sophomore Jane Burgoyne (Glen Rock, N.J./Glen Rock) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Track Co-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Apr. 8, the CACC announced on Monday.
Burgoyne, a 5-foot-6 distance runner, was selected after winning the 5,000-meter run at the Oscar Moore Invitational, hosted by Rowan University, on Apr. 6 in Glassboro, N.J. She completed the race in 21 minutes, 24.78 seconds, and crossed the finish line 15 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.
More information is available at www.caccathletics.org/sports/track/2017-18/releases/49POW.
Burgoyne was competing in her first track & field meet as a Golden Falcon after transferring from Moravian College. She was the No. 1 runner on Felician's 2017 women's cross-country squad. Burgoyne is a 2016 graduate of Glen Rock High.
Burgoyne shared this week's award with sophomore Nicole Burke of Holy Family University.
Felician is guided by first-year head coach James Pipkins II of West New York. Burgoyne and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Apr. 14 at the Osprey Open, hosted by Stockton University in Galloway.
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 2,400 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.