Amanda Faust Captures Second NEC Rookie of the Week

HAMDEN, Conn - Quinnipiac University freshman cross country runner Amanda Faust (Macungie, Pa.) has been named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the second week in a row of the after capturing second place at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 19. Faust finished the race with a time of 18:41, close behind teammate Becca White (Natick, Mass.) who won the Invitational in 18:13. The Quinnipiac women's cross country team came in first at the Invitational with a total of 15 points. Along with Faust's second place finish, the Bobcats swept the race's top six spots. Faust's sisters Brianna and Christina crossed the finish line in 18:53 and 19:03, respectively, for third and fourth places.

The Bobcats return to action Friday, Oct. 1 at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The women's race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m