November 06, 2009

Athletic Training Students Named All-Atlantic 10

Saint Louis University sophomore athletic training major Hilary Orf became the first Billiken to claim Atlantic 10 Cross Country All-Conference honors after placing 13th at the A-10 Championships Saturday morning at Forest Park in St. Louis.

The meet was run on a muddy course at Central Fields in Forest Park. Both the men's and women's team finished 11th, with Orf leading the women and senior Neal Rodrigues leading the men' squad.

"Hilary claiming an All-Conference honor speaks volumes to the direction the program is headed," SLU head coach Jon Bell said. "It couldn't have happened to anyone more deserving. She has worked hard and is starting to mature as a runner.

See the article from the A-10 website

Saint Louis University field hockey sophomore Nicole Kent (Pewaukee, Wis. / Arrowhead) earned second-team All-Atlantic 10 Conference honors, and freshman athletic training major Lexie Lindblad (St. Louis, Mo. / Ursuline) was voted to the All-Rookie team after a vote of the league's head coaches.

Lindblad appeared in all 17 games and finished third on the team in scoring with four points. Her first collegiate goal proved to be the game winner against Robert Morris. Lindblad also tallied against No. 16 Massachusetts, her second score of the season. She was the only Billiken newcomer to score more than one goal on the year.

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