Mooney to Make Third Appearance at NCAA Championships

Kaitlyn Mooney
Kaitlyn Mooney

NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Junior All-American Kaitlyn Mooney has qualified for the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships for the third straight year. In the New England Division III Championships yesterday, Mooney finished sixth overall with her qualifying time of 21:36.71.

After not racing since September 21, Mooney returned yesterday to lead Coast Guard to a 13th overall finish at the NE DIII Championships.

In her first two appearances at the NCAA Championships, Mooney finished fourth, earning All-America honors both years. Her freshman year, she finished in 20:48.3 and her sophomore year, she finished at 21:04.2.

The NCAA Division III Cross Country Championship will take place on Saturday, November 23 at EP Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky.