LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jessie Kuykendall won the SLIAC championship and claimed the Player of the Year Prize for women's cross country, the program's first-ever individual title.
Kuykendall was not threatened in her championship run, with the second-place finisher crossing nearly 50 seconds after her 22 minute, 30.72 second mark. The margin of victory was the largest since 2008 and the fastest time by a first-place finisher since 2013.
As a team, Westminster finished in third place.
Alex Rauscher added a top-ten finish for the Blue Jays in ninth place with a time of 25:02.85. She was a second team All-Conference honoree as well as winning the All-Sportsmanship award.
Madison Zack finished in 16th for Westminster, crossing the line in 26:04.23. Taylor Howard 26:27.32), Charlotte Blair (26:32.73), and Abby Beach (26:42.54) rounded out the top five finished for Westminster finishing in 18th, 19th, and 20th repspectively.
The team now travels to the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday, Nov. 12.