Women's Cross Country

Gutierrez recognized as Association of Division III Independents women’s cross country Student-Athlete of the Month

Gutierrez recognized as Association of Division III Independents women’s cross country Student-Athlete of the Month

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UC Santa Cruz sophomore Sydney Gutierrez (San Francisco, Calif.) has been crowned the Association of Division III Independents women's cross country Student-Athlete of the Month for September. The sophomore opened up the month with a 28th place finish at the NDNU/Crystal Springs Invite on September 2nd with a 6K time of 27:47.5. Gutierrez later finished third out of 49 runners at the La Positas on September 15th with a 5K time of 20:20.1 The sophomore concluded the month with a personal record of 23:23.7 at the 6K Capital Cross Challenge on September 30th. Gutierrez finished ahead of two dozen Division I runners in the race.