Heller '19 collects second all-region women's cross country award

Grace Heller '19 picked up her second women's cross country all-region honor on Monday (Brett Hull photo).
Grace Heller '19 picked up her second women's cross country all-region honor on Monday (Brett Hull photo).

Hamilton College's Grace Heller '19 (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield HS) was recognized as a 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country All-Region honoree by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday, Nov. 12.

2018 USTFCCCA XC All-Region Release

Heller earned the same award in 2017. Athletes earn the distinction by finishing among the top 35 runners at one of eight regional sites across the nation on Nov. 10.

Heller finished in 11th place out of 305 athletes with a 6-kilometer time of 23:01 at the 2018 NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Women's Cross Country Championship at Gloucester County DREAM Park in Logan Township, New Jersey.

Heller's performance earned her a selection in the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17. The meet will be held at Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne, Wisconsin, and the women's race starts at 12:15 p.m. Eastern time (11:15 a.m. local). Winneconne is located about an hour southwest of Green Bay.