LCCC’s Gannon Selected as NJCAA National Runner of the Week
September 12, 2019 – – Lorain County Community College Women’s Cross-Country runner, Kelsey Gannon, was selected as the NJCAA National Runner of the Week for her outstanding performance at the Bruce Bridgeman Invitational hosted by Finger Lakes Community College on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
Gannon (Avon) was crowned the individual champion, covering the 3.1 race in 23:09.
A freshman runner at LCCC, Gannon, won nine varsity letters while at Avon High School but none for Cross Country. During the fall, the three-time letter-winner in both track and basketball; instead played for the District Champion soccer team where she also won three letters and served as captain of the squad.
LCCC Head Coach, Jim Powers, said “Kelsey has a tremendous work ethic, loves to complete, and is a great teammate. It will be fun to see her run as this season progresses.”
Gannon is majoring in Biology at LCCC and plans pursue a 4-year degree.
Contact: Shelly Miller/SID