Catarina Rocha
Catarina  Rocha

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Peabody, Mass.

Event:
Distance


11/18/2017

Providence Women’s Cross Country Finishes 16th at NCAA Championships

Catarina Rocha led the Friars for the fourth time this season.

11/17/2017

Providence Women’s Cross Country Ready For NCAA Cross Country Championships

The Friars will race on Saturday, Nov. 18 in Louisville, Ky.

11/10/2017

Providence Women’s Cross Country Wins Third Straight NCAA Northeast Region Title

The women had four athletes earn All-Region honors.

10/28/2017

Providence Cross Country's Rocha Wins BIG EAST Title

The women would finish second as a team while the men finished fourth.

08/29/2017

Providence Women’s Cross Country Ranked In National Poll

The Friars open up the season ranked seventh in the NCAA.

2016-17 Cross Country: Did not compete…Indoor Track:  Did not compete… Outdoor Track:  Won the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:41.41 at the Ocean State Invitational on April 15… Finished 15th in the 5,000 meters (16:52.88) at the 123rd Penn Relays on April 27… Placed fourth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:30.15 at the ECAC Championships on May 12… Finished third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:59.88 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships on May 12-13… Finished 23rd in the 5,000 meters (16:50.63) at the East Preliminary of the NCAA Championships – First Round on May 27…

2015-16 Cross Country:
Won the UNH Dual Meet on Sept. 5 in a time of 17:28.40 … Won the Nassaney Invitational on Sept. 12 in a time of 16:48.0 … Named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week on Sept. 15 … Placed third at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown on Sept. 25 (16:53.9) ... Named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week on Sept. 29 … Placed sixth (20:00.3) and helped the team win its seventh program title at the BIG EAST Championship on Oct. 31 … Placed 10th at the Northeast Regional Cross Country Championships on Nov. 13 in a time of 20:57 … Finished as the second Friar across the line in 39th-place at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 21 in a time of 20:26.8, earning All-America honors ...  Indoor Track ... Finished first in the 3,000 meters (9:49.57) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational on Jan. 15 … Finished fourth in the 3,000 meters (9:24.89) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29 … Finished second in the 5,000 meters (16:03.44) at the Boston University Valentine Invitational on Feb. 12 … Finished second in the 3,000 meters  (9:18.76) and was a member of the distance medley relay team that finished fourth (11:33.76) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 26-27th Won the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:05.36 at the ECAC Championships on March 5-6Outdoor Track … Finished eighth in section two of the 10,000 meters in a time of 33:40.30 at the Stanford Invitational on April 1 … Won the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:07.33 at the Ocean State Invitational on April 15-16 … Won the 3,000 meters (9:32.94) at the Penn Relays on April 28-30Won the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships on May 13-14 in a time of 16:20.32 … Finished 33rd  in the 10,000 meters (35:38.82) at the NCAA Championships- East Preliminary Meet on May 26-28

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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