October 2014 Athletes of the Month

Congratulations to Sarah Shannon and Tarin Nelson for being selected as October’s Athletes of the Month!


Tarin Nelson is a three-year Cross Country varsity starter who:

As a Junior Captain, he has the fastest times and the best averages of the Boys’ Team at both Darlington Park and Garret Mountain. Tarin led the team to two major victories: the Brett Taylor Invitational and Big North-Liberty Division Championship. The team’s Divisional title was the 1st in 10 years for PCTI.

He earned 1st Team All Big North-Liberty (2nd overall) and 1st Team All Passaic County (8th overall). Tarin also placed 2nd overall at State Vo-Tech Championship at Holmdel Park.

Sarah Shannon is a two-year Cross Country varsity starter who:

As a sophomore, emerged as the team’s top runner and is one of the premier female runners in Passaic County. Sarah medaled in every Varsity meet she has participated in this season including the Brett Taylor Invitational, the Big North Conference Divisional Meet, and the Passaic County Championship Meet. Sarah also earned 1st Team All Big North Liberty honors in the fall of 2014. Two of her most impressive accomplishments have come with a third place overall finish in the Passaic County Championship and a third place finish in the New Jersey Technical Athletic Conference Championship.