Women's Cross Country Ranked Fourth in Regional Polls

By Ashley Sikora published October 29, 2013

NEW ORLEANS- The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's cross country team is ranked fourth in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional polls released early Tuesday morning.  The top four ranked teams remained unchanged as all four represent the RMAC. 

UCCS finished fourth at the RMAC Championships, Oct. 26, in Silver City, N.M.  Veronica Sandoval dominated the six-kilometer course and finished No. 12 overall in 22 minutes, 32.9 seconds.  Sandoval claimed second team All-RMAC.  Angie Martell finished at No. 19 with a time of 22:48.1 and receiving third team All-RMAC. 

Lina Arista, Alyssa Wendt, and Sam Bauer finished within 12 seconds of each other to score for the Mountain Lions.  UCCS was five points away from the third place team, Metro State, who is ranked at No. 8 in the national polls. 

Up next: The Mountain Lions will be competing at the 2013 NCAA Division II South Central Region Championships in Canyon, Texas, on Nov. 9.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Veronica SandovalVeronica SandovalSr.
Angie MartellAngie MartellJr.
Lina AristaLina AristaFr.
Alyssa Wendt Alyssa Wendt So.
Sam BauerSam BauerJr.
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