WINTER PARK, Fla.
(November 1, 2011) - Rollins junior Lauryn Falcone was named to the
All-Sunshine State Conference women's cross country team for the second
straight season, it was announced Tuesday.
The Somers, Conn. native landed in the top-10 in all but one
meet this season, including a runner-up finish at Florida Tech.
Falcone started the year with a 17th place and
time of 19:37 in steamy conditions at the Tampa Early Bird Invitational. She
was a second better the following week at Florida Tech, stopping the clock at
19:36 in second place.
After a week off, Falcone went to Gainesville and finished
40th out of 209 runners at the UF/Mountain Dew Invitational, posting
a time of 19:19. Her best 5k of the season came at the FLRunners.com
Invitational where she took 10th in a time of 18:52.
The two most recent meets have been over 6k courses. She
finished seventh in a time of 22:50 at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge, and
then took eighth at the Sunshine State Conference Championship last week in
Falcone will next participate in the 2011 NCAA Division II
South Region meet on Nov. 5 in Tampa. Last season, she finished 19th
at the regional in 23:32, narrowly missing out on a spot in the national