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Men’s Cross Country Starts Off Strong at Big 5 Invitational
A contingent of seven runners from Villanova got the 2016 season underway at the Big 5 Invitational held at Belmont Plateau on Friday evening. Redshirt freshman Andrew Marston (Wayne, Pa.) led the Wildcats with a fourth place finish in a field of 52 runners, while redshirt freshman Casey Comber (Maple Glen, Pa.) also placed among the top 10 finishers in the 6,000 meter race.
Villanova to Appear on BIG EAST Digital Network 17 Times During Fall Sports Season
The BIG EAST announced its fall lineup for the BIG EAST Digital Network (BEDN) on Thursday featuring 86 regular season contests and five championships across five sports: men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, field hockey and cross country. Villanova is slated to have 17 regular season events air live on BEDN, including 10 home contests.
Patrick Tiernan Wins BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award
Villanova senior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was named the winner of a BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award for men’s cross country in an announcement by the conference office on Monday afternoon. He was one of two Wildcats who earned the honor, as men’s basketball senior Ryan Arcidiacono was presented with the same award for his sport.
Patrick Tiernan Earns BIG EAST Institutional Male Scholar-Athlete Award
Senior distance runner Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was named Villanova's male winner of a BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award, presented by Sunkist, in an announcement made by the conference office on Friday morning. The award comes with a $2,000 scholarship which can be applied to graduate or professional studies. This is the second straight year that a men's cross country and track & field student-athlete has been the Wildcats male award winner of a scholar-athlete award.
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.