Emily Sisson becomes the second Providence woman to be named Eastern Track Athlete Of The Year.
The NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating female student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.
Friars' finish is second-highest all-time since Directors' Cup was founded in 1993-94.
Sisson named a semifinalist for collegiate track & field's highest individual honor.
Friars rank No. 2 among non-FBS/FCS institutions and No. 1 among BIG EAST Conference members.
2014-15: Indoor Track ... Placed second at the BU Season Opener (Dec. 6) in the 5,000 meters running the fifth fastest indoor 5,000 meter time in NCAA history (15:21.8) … Won the mile in a time of 4:45.20 at the URI Coaches Invitational on Feb. 17… Placed fourth in the 3,000 meters in a time of 8:52.60 (personal best and fifth fastest time in NCAA history) at the Millrose Games on Feb. 14 … Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week on Feb. 16 … Named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week on Feb. 17… Named Corvias ECAC Co-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 18 … Won the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 28 in a time of 15:12.22, breaking the NCAA indoor 5,000 meter record … Named the Women’s Most Outstanding Track Athlete of the BIG EAST Championship (Mar. 1) … Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week (Mar. 3) for the second time in one season … Named to Bowerman Trophy Watch List (Mar. 5) … Named the Northeast Regional Female Indoor Track Athlete of the Year (Mar. 6) ... Won the 5,000 meters (15:32.15) at the NCAA Indoor T&F Championships (Mar. 13) for her first NCAA title and then placed third in the 3,000 meters (9:01.16) the following day (Mar. 14) … Named USA TF-New England Athlete of the Month for the month of March … Outdoor Track ... Won the 3,000 meters at the Penn Relays on April 23 (9:09.12)… Placed fifth in the 10,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational on May 2, recording the fourth fastest all-time NCAA 10,000 meters (31:38.03)… Named BIG EAST Track Athlete of the Week (May 5)… Won the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships on May 8-9 in a meet record time of 15:40.64… Named BIG EAST Female Track Athlete of the meet … Won the 5,000 meters at the NCAA East First Round on May 28-30 in a stadium record time of 15:40.31… Named USTFCCCA Northeast Region Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the year on June 8… Won her second NCAA title in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Championship in a time of 15:34.10, as well as earning First Team All-America honors ... Named a Bowerman Trophy Semifinalist on June 23.
2013-14: Cross Country ... Placed third at the UNH Dual Meet in a time of 17:07 on Aug. 31 ... Won the Stony Brook Meet (17:44.67) on Sep. 14 ... Won the Boston College Invitational on Sep. 27 in a time of 16:51.0 ... Placed second at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Oct. 19 in a time of 19:44 ... Won the BIG EAST Championships on Nov. 2 in a time of 19:49 ... Finished second at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 15 in a time of 19:48.3 ... Finished seventh (first on the team), earning All-America honors, at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 23 in a time of 20:17.5 ... Named Words Unlimited Female Athlete of the Year ... Awarded BIG EAST Female Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for the 2013 cross country season ... Indoor Track ... Won the 5,000 meters at the Boston University Season Opener in a time of 15:40.62 on Dec. 7... Finished seventh in the one mile run in a time of 4:40.00 at the Terrier Invitational on Jan 24 ... Won the 3,000 meters at the Valentine Invitational in a time of 9:00.76 on Feb. 7... Placed second in the 3,000 meters (9:09.35) and won the 5,000 meters (16:08.01) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 21-22 ... Placed eighth (16:34.18) in the 5,000 meters, earning First Team All-America honors, at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Mar. 14 ... Outdoor Track ... Did not compete.
2012-13 : Cross Country ... Finished 15th overall and second on the team with a time of 20:00.1 at the NCAA DI National Championship in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 17, earning All-America honors ... Finished sixth at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in Madison, Conn. on Nov. 9 with a time of 20:01.7 ... Indoor Track ... Finished ninth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:54.73, earning Second Team All-America honors, at the NCAA Indoor Track Championship in Fayetteville, Ark. on March 8-9... Set a new personal best and took first place in the one mile run in a time of 4:38.49 at the New England Championship in Boston, Mass. on Feb. 22-23 ... Won the 3,000 meters in a time of 9:20.68 and was a member of the distance medley relay team that finished sixth with a time of 11:21.02 at the BIG EAST Championships in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 16-17... Was named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week on Jan. 29... Set the world and NCAA leading time in the 5,000 meters run at the Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass. on Jan 25-26 with a time of 15:44.40 ... Won the mile at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 19 with a time of 4:46.85 ... Outdoor Track ... Finished sixth (33:27.33) in the 10,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Championships on 6/20...Placed sixth , earning First Team All-America honors, in the 5,000 meters (15:58.40) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Jun. 5-8... Placed first in her heat and first overall in a time of 15: 58.72 in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA DI East Regional Championships in Greensboro, NC on May 23-25, qualifying for the NCAA DI Championships... Won the 10,000 meters in a time of 33:02.88 at the BIG EAST Championships on May 3-5... Named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week on Apr. 23... Placed eighth in the 5,000 meters in a time of 15:39.80 at the Mt. Sac Relays on April 18-20.
2011-12 : Cross Country ... Placed fourth (19.57.40) at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/29 ... Finished third at the Paul Short Invitational in a time of 20:20 on 9/30 ... Placed second at the Central Connecticut State University Mini-Meet (10:06) on 10/21 ... Finished first (17:09.99) at the Bryant University Nassaney Invitational on 9/10 ... Indoor Track ... Finished 12th in the 3,000 meters in a time of 9:25.13 at the NCAA Indoor Championships on 3/9, earning Second Team All-America honors ... Placed second at the Columbia Last Chance Meet in the 3,000 meters (9:06.04) on 3/2 ... Finished fifth in the one mile event at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 4:49.52 on Feb 18-19 ... Placed second in the one mile (4:38.91) at the BU Terrier Invitational on Jan 27-28 ... Finished first in the 3,000 meters at the URI GoRhody Invitational on 1/21... Outdoor Track ... Placed 12th at the US Track and Field Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon in the 5,000 meters in a time of 15:34.68 after advancing from the first of two semifinal heats with an eighth place finish (15:52.37)... Finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Championships in a time of 16:18.24 on 6/6-9 earning All-America honors ... Placed first at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 5,000 meters (15:53.62) on 5/24-26 ... First place in the 5,000 meters in a time of 15:45.83 at the BIG EAST Championships on 5/4-6... Finished 12th in the 5,000 meters (15:34.54) at the Mt. Sac Relays on 4/20.
AT WISCONSIN 2010-11 : Cross Country ... Competed at the University of Wisconsin as a freshman ... Finished second at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet in a time of 20:25.81, earning All-Region honors ... Earned First-Team All-Big Ten accolades after placing third at Big Ten Championships with a time of 20:03 ... Competed in first-ever collegiate meet at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational, finishing first for UW and 14th overall with a time of 20:35 ... Finished first for UW and 15th overall at the Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 20:42.3 ... Placed first for UW and 14th overall, earning All-America honors, at NCAA Championship in a time of 20:28.3... Indoor Track ... Did not compete ... Outdoor Track ... Ran the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters events at Wisconsin ... Finished 10th at the NCAA Championship in the 5,000 meters (15:53.90), earning Second Team All- America honors ... Placed 10th at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the 5,000 meters (16:09.44) ... Earned All-Big Ten honors in the 5,000 meters for her third-place finish at the Big Ten Championship (16:16.06) ... Also earned All-Big Ten honors in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten Championship with a third place finish in a time of 35:07.35.
Prior to Wisconsin/Providence: U.S. Junior Record Holder for 5,000 meters ... Qualified for U.S. National Team for 2010 IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships by finishing second at 2010 USA Junior Championships on Feb. 18 ... Also placed at the World Junior Track Championships ... Ran 9:25.70 to win 3,000 meters at Kansas' Jayhawk Classic on Jan. 29, the third-fastest high school mark in history ... Finished fourth in 3,000 meters at 2009 Junior Pan-Am Games in Trinidad ... Bronze medalist in 5,000 meters at 2007 Junior Pan-Am Games in Brazil ... 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals champion at 5,000 meters ... Finished second in 3,000 meters at 2009 USA Junior Championships following junior year ... Third at 2009 Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships as a senior ... Finished third at Foot Locker nationals as a freshman in 2006 ... Four-time high school state champion in cross country ... Claimed Nebraska Class A championship as a freshman and sophomore ... Won Missouri Class 4 state titles as a junior and senior ... Seven-time state champion in track over first three seasons ... Won consecutive Nebraska state titles in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters titles as a freshman and sophomore ... Also claimed state crowns in 800 meters and 4x800-meter relay as a sophomore ... As a junior, won 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters and 4x800-meter relay state titles in Missouri ... National Honor Society member.
One Mile 4:38.19
3,000 meters 8:52.60
5,000 meters 15:12.22
10,000 meters 31:38.03
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