Valparaiso University's Rachel Nelson (Lee's Summit, Mo./Lee's Summit H.S.) and Amy Mikel (Lemont, Ill./Fenwick, H.S.) each earned Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference honors at the 2002 Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning.
The Valparaiso women's cross country team finished in 19th place at the Pre-NCAA Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. on Saturday afternoon, while also placing 29th at the Wisconsin-Parkside Invitational in Kenosha, Wis.
Valparaiso University junior Elizabeth Whiting (Parma, Mich./Western H.S.) won the Crusader Invitational on Friday afternoon, completing the six-kilometer course in 22:54 to lead the Crusaders to a second place finish in their season opener.