On Johnson: Joined the team as a walk-on and will look to help the Wildcats in meets during the season.
2013 Cross Country: Finished as the runner-up on the four-mile course at the Haverford Invitational with a time of 20:02.90.
Patrick Tiernan Named Men's Cross Country Academic All-Area Performer of the Year
Junior men’s cross country runner Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was named the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Year in a press release on Tuesday morning. He and senior Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) were each voted onto the Academic All-Area Team by the sports information directors at the Philadelphia area colleges and universities.
Patrick Tiernan Named Villanova Student-Athlete of the Month for November
Junior cross country runner Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) has been named the Office of Academic Support Student-Athlete of the Month for November as a result of his accomplishments both in athletic competition and academically. Tiernan previously received the same honor last year during the cross country season.
Patrick Tiernan Named Cross Country All-American For Third Straight Year
Following his second place finish at the NCAA Championships over the weekend, junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was officially named an All-American in an announcement made Monday evening by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). This is the third straight year that Tiernan has been a cross country All-American and he becomes just the third runner in school history to earn the honor three times.
Gutsy Race Places Tiernan 2nd at NCAA Championship
Junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) ran a gutsy race and placed 2nd individually at the NCAA Championships held on Saturday afternoon in Louisville, Ky. at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
Villanova Trio Set For NCAA Championships on Saturday Afternoon
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Junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) and seniors Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) are each individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships, which take place on Saturday afternoon at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville. The men's national championship race will take place at 1 p.m. and follows the women's race at 12 p.m. Both races can be watched live online for no charge at NCAA.com.
Patrick Tiernan Named Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year
Junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was named the Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year in an announcement made on Tuesday afternoon by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Tiernan won his second career individual title at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional last week and is one of three individual qualifiers from Villanova for the national championships later this week.
Tiernan, Denault and Williamsz Earn Individual Spots at NCAA Championships
The teams and individuals that will make up the field for next week’s NCAA Championships were announced on Saturday afternoon and Villanova will be represented by three members of the men’s cross country team. Junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) and seniors Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) each qualified as individuals as a result of their performances at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday afternoon.
Track & Field and Cross Country Programs Dedicate New Office Space
On a day that celebrated the rich tradition of the Villanova track & field and cross country programs, head coaches Marcus O'Sullivan and Gina Procaccio along with a number of Villanova dignitaries hosted a reception to dedicate the program's brand new office space in Jake Nevin Field House. The completely redesigned office suite was made possible by a generous donation from Villanova alum and longtime track & field supporter Robert F. Moran `72.