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 Martinez||Kansas Wesleyan University||Sr.||Horizon City, Texas|
|Aubry Donley||Friends University||Jr.||Lincoln, Kan.|
|Riley Hiebert||University of Saint Mary||Fr.||Eudora, Kan.|
|Alyssa Armendariz||University of Saint Mary||Jr.||Yorba Linda, Calif.|
|Baylie Koonce||University of Saint Mary||Fr.||Parker, Colo.|
|Reagan Hiebert||University of Saint Mary||Fr.||Eudora, Kan.|
|Maddy Walter-Sherretts||University of Saint Mary||Fr.||Leavenworth, Kan.|
|Maria Geesaman||York College||Jr.||Greeley, Colo.|
|Lexi Inscho||University of Saint Mary||Sr.||Wichita, Kan.|
|Mallory Gallet||University of Saint Mary||So.||Basehor, Kan.|
|Grace Garrison||Friends University||Sr.||Clearwater, Kan.|
|Tabetha Deines||Kansas Wesleyan University||Sr.||Salina, Kan.|
|Caroline Giles||Friends University||Jr.||Minneapolis, Kan.|
|Emma Campbell||University of Saint Mary||Jr.||Tonganoxie, Kan.|
|Elyse Boden||Bethany College||So.||Goessel, Kan.|
|Abigail Sechrist||Tabor College||Sr.||Hillsboro, Kan.|