Preview: 2019 Cross Country

Head Coach: Jim Crawford Jr.

Assistant coaches: Jerry Kerzmann (1st season)

Last year: 1-5 in SOL Continental Conference dual meets; 4th place in the final League Championship Race standings.  Overall dual meet record for the season was 4-5.

Notable losses: Maeve Gimbert (La Salle), Angela Wu, Allison Cox, and Jenna Webb (La Salle)

Key Returners: Jaime Diedel (junior), Rachel Ahlmark (senior), Kelley Selheimer (senior), Jijee Dhinesh (freshman), Katelyn Folweiler (sophomore), Divya Sood (senior).

Others to watch:  Rongrong Wang (junior), Rachel Storm (junior), Julia Shin (sophomore), Abby Holmberg (freshman), Sarah Hanrahan (senior), Gwen Dzwil (senior).

Strengths: A number of experienced runners along with some new and young talent with a good team attitude.

Weaknesses:  “We must avoid injuries, which hurt us last year.  Also, our new runners must adjust to the very strong competition in our league, which is among the strongest in the state of Pennsylvania.”

Outlook: “Hopefully, our team will improve as the season progresses,” Coach Crawford said.