Spilka Earns Runner of the Week Honors

Oct. 11, 2006

Worcester, Mass. - Holy Cross women's cross country runner sophomore Colleen Spilka (Hamden, Conn.) was named Patriot League Female Runner of the Week Wednesday morning for the week ending October 8. Spilka's time of 19:05 made her the fastest Crusader in Saturday's New England Championship. Spilka has been the first Holy Cross entry across the line in the past two meets. In the Murray Keatinge Invitational on Saturday September 30, Splika achieved her career best by nearly 30 seconds, crossing the line in 18:43. Spilka has been either the first or second Crusader to cross the line in all five meets this season. Next up for Spilka and the Crusaders is on Saturday October 21 at the Central Connecticut State Mini-Meet in New Britain, Conn. Start time is scheduled for 1 PM.