Abagaile Kimbrell of the Women's Cross Country team and Nicholas Martello of the Men's Cross Country Team were both named Rookie of the Week by the East Coast Conference. In her first collegiate 5K, Kimbrell was a key factor in the the Spartans second place finish at the Fordham Fiasco. She finished in 20:49 which was good for eighth place. Martello got off to a strong start in his collegiate debut as the second Spartan finisher in ninth place at the Fordham Fiasco with a time of 28:15. He helped the men's team to a 2nd place finish in his first 8K at Van Cortlandt Park.