NEW HAVEN, Conn.- Caldwell University women’s track and field freshman Alexandra Greaves (Huntington, N.Y.) was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Female Track Rookie of the Year as voted on by the conference coaches. The women’s team was also honored with the CACC Team Sportsmanship Award.
Greaves turned in a tremendous freshman season for the Cougars. She was named the CACC Track Rookie of the Week four times and was selected as the CACC Track Athlete of the Week following the Roadrunner Invitational. Greaves was a five-time Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) D2 Track Rookie of the Week this season.
Greaves shined at the CACC Championships as she won both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash events. In the 100, she posted a time of 12.82, while finishing with a time of 26.84 in the 200. Greaves also set the school record in the long jump with a distance of 5.12 meters, finishing in second place at the conference championships. She also won the 100-meter dash at the Roadrunner Invitational on April 1.
The women’s team also received the CACC Team Sportsmanship Award for demonstrating outstanding character and class throughout the entire season and at the CACC Championship meet.