June 16, 2011 |
Sheila Reid, a senior at Villanova, has won the 2011 Honda Sports Award in track and field, becoming the nation's top collegiate female athlete in that sport. The honor was based on the results of national balloting among 1,000 NCAA member schools as part of The Collegiate Women Sports Awards program, now in its 35th year. Reid, who also won this year's Honda Sports Award for cross country, recently capped a great year when she was the NCAA outdoor champion in the 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter races, the first woman in history to win both events in the same year.
June 23, 2011
Villanova star runner Sheila Reid is among some impressive company as she was named one of three finalists for the Honda-Broderick Cup, given to the nation's top collegiate female athlete. The company? Only UConn women's basketball player Maya Moore, the face of women's college basketball, and Blair Brown, the best player on a dominant Penn State volleyball team. The winner will be announced Monday during a special news conference at Columbia. The three athletes were chosen by a vote of more than 1,000 NCAA schools.
June 17, 2011 |
Villanova senior Sheila Reid has won the Honda Sports Award signifying the top female athlete in track and field. It completes a remarkable double victory for Reid, who also won the Honda Award for cross country in the fall. Reid won the 1,500- and 5,000-meter runs in the NCAA outdoor championships earlier this month, becoming the first woman to win both events in the same year. Reid, of Newmarket, Ontario, is now eligible for the NCAA athlete of the year, which will be selected from among the award winners from 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports.
November 22, 2011 |
Villanova senior Sheila Reid successfully defended her individual title at yesterday's NCAA Division I women's cross country championships in Terre Haute, Ind., but the Wildcats weren't able to threepeat as national team champions. For the second straight year on the same 6,000-meter course, the Canadian outkicked Oregon junior Jordan Hasay down the stretch. Her time of 19 minutes, 41.2 seconds was 0.6 second faster. Fellow senior Bogdana Mimic (Serbia) was sixth, at 19:45.7. She and Reid are now three-time All-Americas.
June 28, 2011 |
Former Connecticut basketball star Maya Moore has won the Honda-Broderick Cup for the second straight year as the top female college athlete. The announcement was made yesterday at Columbia University as Moore beat out fellow finalists Sheila Reid, a distance runner from Villanova, and Penn State volleyball player Blair Brown. Reid was the NCAA outdoor champion at 1,500 and 5,000 meters, becoming the first woman to win both events in the same year. Brown helped the Nittany Lions win their fourth consecutive NCAA title, registering 18 kills in the championship game.
April 30, 2011
Boston College's Caroline King: The senior from Scotia, N.Y., ran an amazing anchor leg that enabled her to come back from 40 meters down and lead the Eagles to a surprising victory in the women's 4x1,500-meter relay. King, who won the Atlantic Coast Conference 800-meter championship last weekend, tracked down a pair of excellent anchors - Sheila Reid of Villanova and Emily Infeld of Georgetown - in the final 100 meters. Her anchor leg was timed in 4 minutes, 12.2 seconds.
July 13, 2012 |
VILLANOVA track athlete Sheila Reid will represent Canada in the Summer Olympics. Reid, of Newmarket, Ontario, completed her Villanova career in the spring. She will compete in the 5,000 meters. At Villanova, she was a five-time individual national champion, 12-time All-America and 12-time Big East champion. Reid's entry into the Olympics was intriguing. She won the Olympic Trials on June 30 in Calgary, but her time of 16 minutes, 15 seconds wasn't fast enough to qualify under the "A" standard.
August 8, 2012 |
LONDON - Marina Muncan, the Villanova graduate who will join the staff at New Jersey's Richard Stockton College in September, is bound to be a successful college track coach. After all, she already has worlds of big-time experience running the international track and field circuit for her home nation of Serbia. "Everything I've done and seen the last few years, I know that's bound to help me," Muncan said Monday morning at Olympic Stadium. She ran her first-round race of the women's 1,500 meters in 4 minutes, 11.25 seconds.
March 14, 2011 |
Sheila Reid and her Villanova teammates set one school record at the women's NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on the Texas A&M campus in College Station, Texas, over the weekend, and they now can set their sights on a major record during the spring. Reid anchored the distance medley relay to a school-record time of 10 minutes, 52.52 seconds, finishing 38-hundredths of a second ahead of Oregon anchor Jordan Hasay on Friday night. The time is the second-fastest indoors for the event, behind Tennessee's 10:50.
June 11, 2011 |
Sheila Reid had lost a last-lap sprint to Oregon's Jordan Hasay at the indoor NCAA championship meet in March and was not going to let that happen outdoors. The Villanova senior waited until the final 200 meters to take the lead and then ran home to an NCAA championship in the 5,000 meters last night at the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Des Moines, Iowa. Her winning time of 15:37.57 was 37 seconds better than her previous best for the event. "I stayed really calm and relaxed and was picking off runners," Reid said.