Shewit Weldense
Shewit  Weldense



High School:
Green Hope


Cross Country Campaign Comes To a Close at NCAA Regional

Montes Runs Sixth-Fastest 10K Time in Program History


Cross Country Set for NCAA Southeast Regional

Pirates Send 18 Runners to Compete


ECU Women Finish Fourth, Men Seventh At AAC Championships

East Carolina Hosts its First-Ever AAC Championship Event


Women Finish Program-Best Ninth At NCAA Southeast Regional

Junior Bjork Olsen an NCAA All-Southeast Region Selection


Pirates Head to NCAA Southeast Regionals

Nine ECU Cross Country Members Are Going To Charlotte

2013: Competed in seven of the team's eight meets during the season ... Claimed seventh place in the 5K at UNC Wilmington's Seahawk Invitational with a time of 19:12.85 in her first appearance of the season ... Clocked a time of 18:50.5 at the Wolfpack Invitational ... Turned in a season-best time of 18:31.23 and finished 36th overall at the C-USA Championship.

Ran in six of the team's seven meets ... Began her collegiate career by clocking in fifth place at the 5K Seahawk Invitational (18:46.31) ... Improved by nearly 20 seconds with an 18:27.9, good for 19th place at the 5K Adidas Invitational ... Ran her best 5K time of the campaign with an 18:21.51 to rank fifth at the ECU Pirate Invitational ... Ran her best 6K time of the season with a 22:44.10 to place 36th in the gold race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational ... Ran a 23:10.2 in the 6K NCAA Pre-Nationals ... Finished her XC season with a 23:42.04 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

High School: A four-year varsity letterwinner for cross country ... Won the junior varsity event in each of her first two years ... Earned the state title as a junior and placed 10th at Nike Nationals ... Also earned a conference and regional title as a junior ... Made all-conference, earned the coach's award ... The team she was part of earned a team conference and regional title ...Served as the squad's team captain as senior ... Coached by Roger Collins and Michael Miragliuolo at Green Hope ... Personal: Planned academic major is nursing with a minor in nutrition ... Full name is Shewit Tekeste Weldense ... Daughter of Genet and Tekeste Weldense ... Has one sibling, Banna.