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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.
Tiernan is Individual Champion as Wildcats Finish Third at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) won his second career individual title at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional and Villanova placed four runners in the top 13 overall to finish third as a team on Friday afternoon. Tiernan crossed the finish line of the 10,000 meter race at the West Windsor Fields in 30:15.8 and had a margin of victory of more than 25 seconds.
Wildcats to Race at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday Afternoon
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With a berth in the NCAA Championships on the line, Villanova will head to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday afternoon at the West Windsor Fields on the Princeton campus. The men's 10,000 meter race gets underway at 1 p.m. and will be preceded by the women's race at 12 p.m. An awards ceremony for the top teams and individual runners will follow the men's race.