Written by J. Besl, UAA Office of University Advancement

On Oct. 7, in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Caroline Kurgat won her first cross country race of the season. That’s nothing new for her—she won two events the past two years, too—but this time, she beat a substantially larger field. More than 350 runners finished the race, and all nine UAA runners made the top 150. Caroline, with her overall victory, helped the unranked Seawolves finish third out of 34 teams (eight of which were nationally ranked).

It’s an impressive victory, but it’s even more impressive when you realize Caroline is still relatively new to the sport.

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