Sisson Named BIG EAST Female Track Athlete of the Week

    Jan. 29, 2013


    Junior Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.) has been named the BIG EAST Female Track Athlete of the Week after setting the NCAA and World leading time in the 5,000-meters on Friday, Jan. 25 at the Boston University Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass. 

    Sisson was the BIG EAST Outdoor Champion in the 5,000-meters in 2012.  She also finished fourth at the NCAA DI Outdoor Track Championships in the 5,000-meters last spring and qualified in the same event as a member of the U.S. Olympic team in London, England last summer. 

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    The men’s and women’s indoor track teams will compete at the URI Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 2 in Kingston, R.I.

    -Go Friars-