Freshman Cross Country runner Emily Wonsang placed 10th for individuals and 32nd overall at the NorCal Championship Meet, advancing her to the CCCAA State Championship Meet on November 18th in Fresno, CA. Wonsang is the first Laney College Cross Country runner to advance to the State Meet in the program’s history, finishing with a time of 21:06 at Hidden Valley Park in Martinez, CA. While balancing her duties as an active member of the US Coast Guard, Wonsang has thrived in her freshman season, breaking several program course records and program overall records.
Three other members of the Cross Country team advanced to the Coast Conference Championship in Palo Corona Carmel Valley, CA. Freshman Mei Dao finished with a time of 26:28, Freshman Stephanie Gong finished with a time of 28:43 and Freshman Frida Veliz finished with a time of 29:34. It was a strong freshman season for all competitors, as Wonsang looks to finish strong at the CCAA State Meet on November 18th.