Cleveland State Women's Cross Country Continues Roster Build

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Cleveland State Women's Cross Country continued to add to its 2019 roster, adding local talent Angie Torres on June 26.

Torres, a Walker Valley High School graduate, ran track all four years for the Mustangs and added cross country to the mix her junior year.

Her senior season, she earned a spot in the state meet in both cross country and track. 

Head Coach David Kyle was pleased with the signing. "I have watched Angie run the last few years and I think if she works hard she can have a great year for us," he said. "Angie has been coached well in high school by head track and cross country coach Drew Nunnelly. Coach Nunnelly is a great coach and I know Angie has been taught all the fundamentals that will prepare her for college running. I am excited to see what the women can do this year for sure. Angie showed much excitement in signing to run at the next level. She had a favorite quote to say about running: 'Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going.' "


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