Cross Country Ends Season at CCAC Championship
The Crimson Wave women’s cross country team ended their season today at the CCAC Cross Country Championships held in Channahon, IL.
The Crimson Wave finished 10th overall as team and were led by Andrea Degard
in 42nd (20:22). Samantha Aquilar
finished 60th (22:35) while teammate Taylor Syren
took 67th (23:38). Mirriam Guerrero
grabbed 68th (24:17) and Lyndsey Digiacomo
took 69th (24:29).
“The girls struggled with sickness and setbacks for the past two weeks so I am really proud of all of them. Andrea Degard once again set a career PR and was my number one runner all year long. All my girls really stepped up today with Taylor Syren and Lyndsey Digiacomo setting big career PR’s. We are the youngest team in the conference with a great future ahead of us.” Said Head Coach Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave finished with an overall team score of 306.
Cross Country Competes at Great Lakes Invite
10/20/12 - The Crimson Wave women’s cross country team competed at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge today in Grand Rapids, MI hosted by Aquinas College.
Andrea Degard led the Crimson Wave finishing 193rd (21.10.46) overall.
Samantha Aquilar finished right behind in 138th (22:48.85).
“We had a battle with the flu on the Women’s side this week and it left us with only two runners in the meet. I am really proud of the effort that Andrea and Sam gave today the hard work all season comes down to conference and I think we are going to have a great race.” Said Head Coach Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave will be back in action on November 3rd for the CCAC Cross Country Championships hosted by the University of St. Francis.
Cross Country Competes at Bethel Invitational
The Crimson Wave women’s cross country team competed at the Bethel College Invitational in South Bend, IN. The ladies finished 9th overall out of 11 teams.
led the Crimson Wave finishing in 33rd (20:24.8). Mirriam Guerrero
and Samantha Aguilar
finished 51st (22:19.3) and 53rd (22:48.1). Taylor Syren
ended the day in 60th (23:56.4) and Lyndsey Digiacomo
finished 68th (27:11.7).
“It was a record setting day for the Crimson Wave Andrea ran a huge career personal best of 20:24 taking 22 seconds off her previous best. Her time at the Bethel Invite was the second fastest time in CCSJ history and only 14 seconds off of Mallory Williams’s school record. Miriam also had a big personal best at Bethel as she has set a new PR in every race this year. Miriam was followed by three other runners who set career or season PR’s Samantha, season PR, Taylor, Career PR, and Lyndsey, career PR. This was a fantastic meet for the ladies, our goal was to run fast and that’s what we did. With only one meet before conference to go the timing is perfect. “Said Head Coach Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave will be back on the course on October 20th when they head to the Great Lakes NAIA Invite hosted by Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI.