Angel Piccirillo enters her senior season as one of the top distance runners in Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Bursting on the scene as a sophomore - Piccirillo won her first of two indoor state mile titles, first of two outdoor 1600 meter titles and first of two Penn Relays COA titles. So far in her senior year, she has added a second state title in AA cross country, and a Northeast Region title and 2nd Foot Locker Finalist qualifier.
Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict's Prep, NJ set course record in 15:20. Foot Locker Regionals take place in the North, Southeast and Midwest. NXN Regionals in the Northeast, New York and Southeast. (Photo by Don Rich)
Out of nowhere. It's a phrase used on occasion in sports to describe an athlete who puts on a performance that virtually no one expects. And not just a good performance. An extraordinary one. (Photo by Marleen Van den Neste)
Photo by Vic Sailer, PhotoRun
"I would have never in a million years pictured myself at the Footlocker Cross Country Championships in San Diego California." - Meredith Speakman, Boiling Springs HS - Photo by Vic Sailer, PhotoRun.net
The grass actually is greener in Coronado, in case anyone was wondering. - Photo by Vic Sailer, PhotoRun
Angel Piccirillo of Homer Center won the Foot Locker Northeast Regional Championship in 18:01! Meredith Speakman of Boiling Springs (9th) and Tori Gerlach of Pennridge (10th) also qualified for San Diego! Dustin Wilson of Chestnut Hill Academy will represent the PA Boys in San Diego, running 15:50 for 5th! Ann Herman of Pennsbury ran 18:48 to earn the 5th and final qualifying spot for NXN Nationals in Portland!
Abbey Leonardi earned her 3rd trip to the Footlocker national meet with her 2nd staright runner-up finish in the FL Northeast Regional (18:04) & Madison senior Matt McClintock made it two mainers headed to San Diego in 2 weeks for the National Championship as he finished 6th (15:51)
Foot Locker Northeast Girls Seeded Race
Tim Ball - 3rd place finisher in 15:47
Unhappy with her 12th-place showing at the PIAA Championships, Tori Gerlach did something about it. (via phillyBurbs.com)
Check out all the coverage of the Foot Locker Northeast regional Championships including interviews with some of the Top Jersers!
Meredith Speakman - 9th place finisher in 18:36
Hannah Oneda extends her dream season by two extra weeks by finishing 6th at FL NE and punching her ticket to San Diego!
Edward Cheserek - Foot Locker Northeast Champion with a course record time of 15:20.
Dustin Wilson - 5th place finisher in 15:50
Foot Locker Northeast Boys Seeded Race
Angel Piccirillo: Foot Locker Northeast Champion
Aisling Cuffe - Foot Locker Champ and Stanford Frosh comes back to NY to cheer on the 2011 qualifiers.
Tori Gerlach - 10th place finisher in 18:40
Dan Lennon - Foot Locker Northeast Runner-up
Abbey Leonardi - Foot Locker Northeast Runner-up and 3-time qualifier for Foot Locker Nationals.
Catarina Rocha - 3rd place finisher in 18:19
Foot Locker Northeast Regional 2011
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