Kaneen Gomez-Hixson
Kaneen Gomez-Hixson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wethersfield, CT
High School: Singapore American School
Major: Nutrition & Dietetics

At Saint Joseph: Won the first meet of her collegiate career Sept. 6 at Fitchburg State and repeated the feat Oct. 4 in USJ Blue Jay Invitational. Capped the season with a fifth-place finish in the GNAC meet, becoming the first USJ runner in three years to earn All-Conference honors. Named GNAC Runner of the Week Oct. 6 and to the GNAC Honor Roll, Sept. 8 . . . Named team MVP in 2013 when she was the top Blue Jay to finish in all seven meets in which she competed. Finished fourth at Eastern Conn. and second among Division-III runners at the USJ Invitational. Placed 15th in the GNAC Meet. Named GNAC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 7.

In High School: Ran cross-country for one year and outdoor track for two for her school in Singapore. Competed in IASAS (International Association of of Student Affairs and Services) events in Malaysia, Thailand, Taipei, Philippines and Indonesia . . . Team captain and Coaches Award recipient for cross-country in 2012 . . . Honor roll student. 

Personal: Born in Hartford . . . Father is Michael Hixson; mother is Margaret Gomez-Hixson. Has a brother, Michael Gomez-Hixson . . . Likes to cook, garden and paint. Volunteered in Singapore at a school for autistic children.