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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
Julia Morena
Julia Morena
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Boylston, Mass.
High School: Tahanto Reg.
Events: Distance

Cross Country Captain … 2013 graduate of Tahanto Regional High School who is majoring in finance … minor in law … Before Bentley: lettered in soccer, basketball and track while in high school … team captain in all three sports as a senior … also played AAU basketball with the Shamrocks … participated in the Baystate Games in soccer … Central Massachusetts All-Star in soccer in 2012 … Personal: age as of Sept. 1: 20 … daughter of Jim and Tricia Morena … has two sisters, Elizabeth (23) and Sophia (15) … received Highest Honors at Tahanto … involved in SAAC and is a Student Ambassador.

CROSS COUNTRY

2015: honors included USTFCCCA Division II All-East Region, first-team All-Northeast-10 and Academic All-Northeast-10 … Bentley’s number one runner in four of the five races she ran with the only exception being the NCAA Division II East Regional … was fourth in the Northeast-10 Championships (22:43.5) and 18th in the regional (22:21.07) … was also 93rd overall at the New England Championships (19:04.7) … that was ninth best among NE-10 runners … NE-10 Women’s Athlete of the Week Sept. 14 … 2014: in her first career cross country race, was Bentley’s number three finisher and 44th overall in the Shacklette Invitational (21:43.3) … ran in a total of three meets … 2013: was not a member of the cross country team as a freshman.

TRACK

Rankings: 4th in outdoor 5,000 (17:57.21), 5th in indoor 5,000 (17:57.80), 12th in indoor mile (5:21.89), 15th in indoor 3,000 (10:42.55) … Indoor Bests: 5:21.89 mile (2016 GBTC Inv.), 10:42.55 3,000 (2016 BU Terrier Inv.), 17:57.80 5,000 (2016 New Englands) … Outdoor Bests: 4:59.67 1500 (2016 Stonehill Skyhawk Inv.), 10:55.04 3,000 (2015 Stonehill Skyhawk), 17:57.21 5,000 (2016 Northeast-10 Championships) … 2015-16: finished fifth in the 5,000 at the Northeast-10 outdoor championships (17:57.21) … became only fourth Falcon woman to break 18 minutes in the 5K both indoors and outdoors … indoors, was third in the 5,000 at the NE-10’s (18:25.21) and ninth in the same event at the New Englands (17:57.80) … 2014-15: posted a pair of 13th-place finishes during the Northeast-10 Championships, in the 3,000 indoors (11:27.72) and the 5,000 outdoors (18:53.59) … 2013-14: finished 14th in the 3,000 at the indoor NE-10 Championships (11:31.10) … did not run in any meets outdoors.

 

Top Performances

YearSport1500mMile3000m5000m
2017 Outdoor 4:50.83 -- -- -- -- 17:49.76
2017 Indoor -- -- 5:16.26 10:40.75 17:58.60
2016 Outdoor 4:59.67 -- -- -- -- 17:57.21
2016 Indoor -- -- 5:21.89 10:42.55 17:57.80
2015 Outdoor 5:13.52 -- -- 10:55.04 18:53.59
2015 Indoor -- -- -- -- 11:27.72 -- --
2014 Indoor -- -- 5:50.31 11:31.10 -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 5–6, 2017 Northeast-10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:49.76 4
Apr 29, 2017 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite 1500m 5:00.80 23
Apr 21–22, 2017 2017 Triton Invitational 5000m 18:01.17 1
Apr 15, 2017 Silfen Track & Field Invitational 1500m 4:50.83 3
Apr 8, 2017 7th Annual Yellow Jacket Invitational 5000m 18:16.14 2
Apr 1, 2017 Black & Gold Invitational 1500m 4:51.99 11
Mar 24–25, 2017 Bridgewater State University 1500m 4:55.35 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000m 18:07.08 12
Feb 18, 2017 Northeast-10 Indoor Championship 5000m 17:58.60 3
Feb 18, 2017 Northeast-10 Indoor Championship 4x8 10:15.80 8
Feb 10–11, 2017 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. Mile 5:16.26 113
Jan 27–28, 2017 John Thomas Terrier Invitational 5000m 18:06.12 33
Jan 22, 2017 2017 Greater Boston Track Club Invitational (GBTC) 3000 10:40.75 5
Jan 14, 2017 2017 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational Mile 5:27.82 1
May 6–7, 2016 Northeast-10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:57.21 5
Apr 30, 2016 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite 1500m 4:59.67 6
Apr 22–23, 2016 Larry Ellis Invite 5000m 18:40.12 62
Apr 9, 2016 6th Annual AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational 1500m 5:37.81 48
Feb 26–27, 2016 48th NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:57.80 9
Feb 20, 2016 Northeast-10 Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000m 18:25.21 3
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 5000m 18:08.19 45
Jan 29–30, 2016 John Thomas Terrier Invitational 3000 10:42.55 80
Jan 24, 2016 2016 Greater Boston Track Club Invitational (GBTC) Mile 5:21.89 5
Jan 16, 2016 2016 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational Mile 5:28.91 4
Dec 10–11, 2015 The Elm City Challenge 3000 10:50.63 3
Dec 5, 2015 UMass Boston Indoor Open 5000m 18:24.01 2
May 1–2, 2015 Northeast-10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 18:53.59 13
Apr 24, 2015 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite 3000 10:55.04 7
Apr 18, 2015 MIT Sean Collier Invitational 1500m 5:13.52 20
Apr 11, 2015 2015 Silfen Invitational 5000m 19:08.33 17
Apr 4, 2015 Corsair Classic Track & Field Invitational 1500m 5:16.13 6
Mar 28, 2015 Tufts Snowflake Classic 5000m 19:36.80 5
Feb 21, 2015 Northeast-10 Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 11:27.72 13
Feb 7, 2015 Tufts Cupid Challenge 3000 11:46.70 37
Feb 22, 2014 Northeast-10 Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 11:31.10 14
Feb 7–8, 2014 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Mile 5:50.31 159
Feb 1, 2014 Harvard Invitational Track Meet 3000 11:45.57 18
Jan 24–25, 2014 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Mile 6:07.78 121
Jan 19, 2014 2014 Greater Boston Track Club Saucony Invitational (GBTC) 3000 12:29.97 11