OGDEN, Utah — Sacramento State senior Rachel Mitchell earned her third Big Sky women's cross country athlete of the week award, it was announced today by the conference.
Mitchell paced Sacramento State at the NCAA Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday, completing the 6K course in 21:09.25 to place 60th overall in the Blue Race. The senior was just over a minute off the winning time and helped Sacramento State place 32nd overall while competing at the meet for the first time in school history.
Mitchell has led the Hornets in each competition this season and also earned the Big Sky award for her performances at the Aggie Open and Inter Region Jamboree.
The team will next compete at the Big Sky Championships in Bozeman, Mont., on Nov. 2.