Fall sports preview: Women’s cross-country


Megaphone Staff

Head coach: Ms. Allie Griffith

Assistant coaches: Ms. Melissa Haley, Ms. Katie Waggoner, Mr. Brian Gross, Mr. John O’Hara ‘02

First official IHSAA-allowed practice: 7 a.m. on Aug. 3

Highlights from 2019: The team finished the regular season seventh in state rankings and turned in their best performance of the season with a second-place finish at the Regional 10 meet at Brebeuf Jesuit.

Key returning athletes: Senior Ellie Thor and sophomore Grace Bragg

Season opener: The team travels to Plainfield on Aug. 22 for its first meet of the season,

Key meets this season: All-Catholic Meet at Guerin on Sept. 12, City meet at Brebeuf Jesuit on Oct. 3; Westfield Invitational on Oct. 19.

From Coach Griffth: “We have a solid returning group of experienced young runners and some newcomers with great potential, including freshmen and upperclassmen, which could make this an exciting year.”