Shakira Henriquez, Women's Cross Country

Shakira Henriquez, Women's Cross Country

BROOKLINE, Mass. - Nighthawks freshman Sharika Henriquez (Haverhill, Mass.) was named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week and has also been named a Nighthawk of the Week for the week ending on Oct. 14.

Henriquez finished the Suffolk Invitational 5k in 24:09, a new personal best time in a 5k for her career. The 24:09 was nearly a minute and 30 seconds better than her previous best 5k which she ran earlier this season.

The Nighthawks have two weeks to prepare for the NECC Championships on Oct. 27 in Westfield, Mass.