Catarina Rocha
Catarina  Rocha


Peabody, Mass.



Catarina Rocha Named BIG EAST Athlete Of The Week

Catarina Rocha was named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week for the second time this season.


Women’s Cross Country Ranked Third In The Nation

The women jumped five spots in the national rankings after their performance at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown, while the men hold their No. 24 ranking.


Women’s Cross Country Dominates At Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown

Catarina Rocha and Sarah Collins led the Friars, finishing third and fourth, respectively.


Women’s Cross Country To Compete At Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown

The women will compete at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown this Friday (Sept. 25).


Cross Country Sweeps Weekly BIG EAST Awards

Catarina Rocha and Julian Oakley named BIG EAST Athletes Of the Week.

2014-15: Cross Country ... Finished 13th at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown (9/26) in a time of 17:23.0… Finished 52nd in a time of 20:44 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/17… Placed second at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/31 in a time of 20:40.0… Finished seventh at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (11/14) in a time of 20:23.1, earning All-Region honors… Placed 33rd (20:38.4) at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 22, earning All-America honors ... Indoor Track ... Did not compete ... Outdoor Track ... Did not compete.

2013-14: Cross Country ... Placed seventh at the Stony Brook Meet (18:40.48) on Sep. 14 ... Finished seventh at the Boston College Invitational on Sep. 27 in a time of 17:28.0 ... Finished 37th at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Oct. 19 in a time of 20:31 ... Finished seventh at the BIG EAST Championships on Nov. 2 in a time of 20:26 ... Finished 12th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 15 in a time of 20:34.9 ... Finished 62nd (fourth on the team) at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 23 in a time of 20:59.9 ... Indoor Track ... Did not compete... Outdoor Track ... Placed 10th in her heat of the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:33.91 at the Stanford Invitational on April 4 ... Placed second in the 3,000 meters, running a time of 9:46.80, at the Friar Invitational on April 12 ... Finished eighth in the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:33.96 at the Penn Relays on April 24-26 ... Placed 10th in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:30.96 at the BIG EAST Championships on May 10-11 ... Placed fifth in the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:25.52 at the ECAC Championships on May 16-18 ... Competed in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA East Regional Championships on May 29-31.

Prior to Providence: Placed second at 2012 Footlocker Cross Country Championships... Won the one mile run at the 2012 and 2013 Massachusetts State Indoor Track and Field Meet... Won the two mile run at the Massachusetts State Outdoor Track and Field Meet in 2012 and 2013... Finished ninth at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the two mile run.

Personal Records
One Mile.................... 4:49.14
3,000 meters............. 9:33.61
5,000 meters........... 16:25.52

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