PRINCETON, N.J. -- Senior Addie DiFrancesco (Waterbury, Conn.) of the Marist women's track & field team completed her standout Marist career on Friday night at the ECAC Championships. Competing in the 10,000-meter run, DiFrancesco's second-fastest time in school history of 36:28.57 earned her 11th place.
It was DiFrancesco's third 10K in four weeks, as she also ran in the Mt. SAC Relays and MAAC Championships. She lowered her time in each of the three instances she ran. DiFrancesco also holds the school record in the event with a 36:12.42 mark in 2009.
More of DiFrancesco's career highlights include her being the only female runner in school history to finish in the top five of three MAAC Cross Country Championships, the highest & only scoring finish (second, 2009) at an ECAC Outdoor Championships in school history, qualifying three times for the ECAC Championships in the 10K, and helping lead the cross country team to the 2009 ECAC Championship while earning All-East honors.