Theresa Dennis Named Female Athlete of the Month For Cross Country
Dec. 5, 2002
LEWISBURG, Pa. - Bucknell senior Theresa Dennis (Wilkes-Barre, Pa./Hanover Area) has received the November Athlete of the Month Award for cross country from local co-sponsors K.I.C.K.S. Marshall Arts for Women and Curves for Women.
The award was announced at the monthly Bucknell Women's Sports Luncheon, held Thursday, Dec. 5. Sponsored by K.I.C.K.S. Marshall Arts for Women and Curves for Women, the luncheon recognizes one outstanding student-athlete from each Bucknell women's sport in season at that time. The other winners for the month of November, as selected by their respective coaches, were freshman Linsdey Geosits for basketball and junior Meghan Freese for swimming.
Dennis is a fourth year participant with the Bison and a three-year letter winner. The senior has received this award for the second time during the 2002 season. She completed the season atop the squad while placing first among the Bison in every meet. Dennis assisted the cross country team to a sixth place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Regional meet and a fourth place finish at the ECAC Championship. She accomplished her best times of the season at ECAC's on the 5k course with a time of 18:02, and 21:40 on the 6k course at the Pre-NCAA meet in October.
The cross country teams have completed the 2002 season. Bucknell's track and field squads will begin competition on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. in Gerhard Field House in Lewisburg, Pa.
Thursday's luncheon also included a celebration for the 30th anniversary of Title IX. The next Women's Sport Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6 at noon.