Nov. 15, 2014INDIANAPOLIS – Senior Rosa Moriello of the Boston University women’s cross country team qualified for the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Championship, as announced on Saturday.
Moriello is the first female Terrier to advance to the NCAA Championships since both Andrea Walkonen and Erin Lagasse accomplished the feat in 2008. The senior harried qualified as an individual after finishing 13th at the NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday. She earned her third All-Region award at the event, having received the distinction in 2011 and 2013.
A native of Naugatuck, Connecticut, Moriello has had a fantastic year. She was the Patriot League Female Runner of the Year after her second straight victory at the conference championship. Moriello was also victorious at the Ted Owen Invitational.
The NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship will take place on Saturday, Nov. 22, in Terre Haute, Indiana. The women’s race will go off at 12 p.m., and NCAA.com will have a live webcast of the event.