4 Dalton State Women Run Personal Best Times As Cross Country Finishes 3rd At SSAC Championships

Friday, November 3, 2017 - by Erik Simpson

Three Lady Roadrunners finished the season with personal best times, while one qualified individually for the national meet as Dalton State finished third at the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship in Clinton, Ms. on Friday morning.

The top 15 runners from Friday's SSAC Women's Cross Country Championship meet were tabbed as All-Conference performers, with Blue Mountain boasting five, William Carey boasting four and Dalton State featuring three

All-Conference


Jaden Russell

William Carey (Miss.)

Ariel Jones

William Carey (Miss.)

Sasha Solano-McDaniel

Loyola (La.)

Martha Chunn

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Aubrey Johnson

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Elle Hamilton

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Noor Sabeeh

Dalton State (Ga.)

Catherine Snyder

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Jennifer Lopez

Bethel (Tenn.)

Billie Shelton

Mobile (Ala.)

Alexis Pace

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Nayeli Jacobo

Dalton State (Ga.)

Kay Vradenburgh

Dalton State (Ga.)

Arnancy Arnold

William Carey (Miss.)

Denise Ricaldi

William Carey (Miss.)



All-Freshman Team


Sasha Solano-McDaniel

Loyola (La.)

Aubrey Johnson

Blue Mountain (Miss.)

Noor Sabeeh

Dalton State (Ga.)

Jennifer Lopez

Bethel (Tenn.)

Billie Shelton

Mobile (Ala.)



Women's Cross Country All-Academic

Denise Ricaldi

William Carey University

Brandi Fennell

William Carey University

Ariel Jones

William Carey University

Theresa Lasal

Middle Georgia State University

Mary Esmond

Middle Georgia State University

Shelby Bobot

Bethel University

London Martin

Bethel University

Margaret Horn

Bethel University

Nicole Esterbrook

Brewton-Parker College

Graviela Fonseca

Brewton-Parker College

Julianne Patterson

University of Mobile

Nayeli Jacobo

Dalton State College

Bethany Goodwin

Dalton State College

Hayley Hight

Dalton State College

Tristin Sanders

Loyola University New Orleans

Shannon Hester

Loyola University New Orleans

Martha Chunn

Blue Mountain College

Elle Hamilton

Blue Mountain College

Alexis Pace

Blue Mountain College

Rachel Starnes

Blue Mountain College

Catherine Snyder

Blue Mountain College



Women's Musco Lighting Champions of Character Team

Bethel

Caitlyn Strickland

Blue Mountain

Catherine Snyder

Brewton-Parker

Rachel Jarriel

Dalton State

Nayeli Jacobo

Loyola

Kendall Lane

Martin Methodist

Julia Williams

Middle Georgia

Theresa Lasal

Mobile

Kaelyn Folse

William Carey

Brandi Fennell


"I am amazed at the mental toughness and focus that I saw from these ladies today," said coach Goodwin. "They rallied around the leadership of our lone senior, Nayeli Jacobo, a true team effort today." She concluded by saying, "I am exceptionally proud of tenacious freshman Noor Sabeeh qualifying for nationals. This is just the beginning of what this team will accomplish."

A successful season for coach Dee Goodwin's young Lady Roadrunners comes to a conclusion, but Dalton State will once again be represented at the national meet. With her 7th place finish, freshman Noor Sabeeh will compete in the NAIA National Championship on November 18, in Vancouver, Wash.
 


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