February 5, 2019--Mount St. Mary's freshman Rene Rosso (Winchester, Va.) has been named the Northeast Conference Women's Indoor Track and Field Rookie of the Week. It is the third time tihs season that Rosso has won NEC Rookie of the Week honors.
Rosso had a busy weekend for the Mount, finishing in second place in the heptathlon at the Akron Invitational with a score of 3,198 points. Rosso had a high jump of 1.60m and a time of 9.10 seconds in the 60m hurdles to highlight her competition. Her time in the hurdles is third in the NEC this year.
The Mount returns to the track on Friday at the Navy Select Meet, and then heads to the NEC Indoor Championships, which will be held in Staten Island, N.Y. on Feb. 15-16.