1997-98 Women's Cross Country Team
The 1997 CCS Women’s Cross Country team won the NWAACC championship with a clean sweep of the top five places and scorers to post a perfect score of 15 points, an NWAACC all-time record. They were coached by Larry Beatty, NWAACC Coach of the Year, and led by Erika Colin as the individual conference champion. In addition to Colin winning the race, they placed all seven runners in the top ten, an overwhelming team effort. They won the championship by 55 points (15 to 70), over the second place Clark team. The CCS team placers were Erika Colin 1st, Christina Werther 2nd , Angie Simmers 3rd, Colleen Huck 4th, Devin Huck 5th, Stephanie Pellegrini 7th, and Holly Weiler 8th. The team went 61-22 in scoring meets beating seven NCAA Division I colleges. Three of the ladies signed full scholarships and six of the seven women went on to successful running careers at four-year colleges. Other members of this record-setting team were Trisha Allen, Kendra Jaten and Brook Bryant, and assistant coach Wendy Crum.