Martinez and Deines named to KCAC Women’s Cross Country Preseason All-KCAC team

Kansas Wesleyan’s Stephanie Martinez (SR/Horizon City, Texas) and Tabetha Deines (SR/Salina, Kan.) were named to the 2021 KCAC Women’s Cross Country Preseason All-KCAC team, as selected by conference coaches and announced by the conference office.

Martinez is the defending KCAC individual champion and NAIA National Qualifier from last seasons. Martinez ran a 19:08.40 in the NAIA National Championship in April.

Deines was a top-15 finisher for the Coyotes last November in the conference championship, also qualifying for the NAIA National Championship last April. She was also twice named as a NAIA All-American in the Indoor and Outdoor 800m last season.

Saint Mary paced the preseason team with eight selections, while Friends had three.

The Coyotes open the season on September 3 at the Terry Masterson Twilight in Hutchinson.

2021 KCAC Women’s Cross Country Preseason Team

Stephanie MartinezKansas Wesleyan UniversitySr.Horizon City, Texas
Aubry DonleyFriends UniversityJr.Lincoln, Kan.
Riley HiebertUniversity of Saint MaryFr.Eudora, Kan.
Alyssa ArmendarizUniversity of Saint MaryJr.Yorba Linda, Calif.
Baylie KoonceUniversity of Saint MaryFr.Parker, Colo.
Reagan HiebertUniversity of Saint MaryFr.Eudora, Kan.
Maddy Walter-SherrettsUniversity of Saint MaryFr.Leavenworth, Kan.
Maria GeesamanYork CollegeJr.Greeley, Colo.
Lexi InschoUniversity of Saint MarySr.Wichita, Kan.
Mallory GalletUniversity of Saint MarySo.Basehor, Kan.
Grace GarrisonFriends UniversitySr.Clearwater, Kan.
Tabetha DeinesKansas Wesleyan UniversitySr.Salina, Kan.
Caroline GilesFriends UniversityJr.Minneapolis, Kan.
Emma CampbellUniversity of Saint MaryJr.Tonganoxie, Kan.
Elyse BodenBethany CollegeSo.Goessel, Kan.
Abigail SechristTabor CollegeSr.Hillsboro, Kan.