WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – University of Saint freshman cross country runner Mia Tompkins (Meriden, Conn.) was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the period ending Oct. 11, it was announced Monday.
Tompkins won the award for the second consecutive week and the third time this season. She finished 46th in a field of 409 runners Saturday in the 20th Annual James Early Invitational at Westfield. She completed the 5K course in 20:07.08. USJ finished ahead of 10 schools in the team competition at the 39-team event.
USJ next competes Saturday, Oct. 17 at Western New England Univ. in a 10:30 a.m. meet.