The GoBonnies.com Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 9 is women’s track sophomore Emily Izydorczak.
The Orchard Park, N.Y. native finished third in a field of 40 runners with her 5000-meter time of 18:38.53 at the ROC City Invite in Rochester on Sunday, being just nipped by the second-place finisher's mark of 18:38.25. Izydorczak's time is a personal best, clearing her time of 18:42.05 set at the Geneseo Invite last weekend. It is also the second-fastest track 5K by any Bonnies runner.
Earlier in the week, she also finished second in the 800 meters at the Allegany County Classic with a time of 2:29.57, also setting the program record in the event.