BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College freshman Hannah Fitzpatrick (Revere, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the conference office earlier this week. This marks the second time this season that she has earned the Rookie of the Week honor as she earned the recognition back on September 10.
In her weekend meet, Fitzpatrick finished second overall at the Runnin' Monks Invitational to help the Emmanuel women's team to a first place team finish. She crossed the finish line in 20:35 in the 5K race just 14 seconds behind teammate sophomore Pearl Vercruysse (Oak Bluffs, Mass.) who won the individual crown. Vercruysse was tabbed to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll for her performance in the meet.
Fitzpatrick, Vercruysse and the Saints return to action this Friday, October 12 for the Suffolk University Invitational at Franklin Park.