The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Cross Country Team

The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Cross Country team. Compiled by Will Aldam. Designed by Pete Paguaga.

FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦

Runner of the Year

Kate Wiser

Pomperaug, Senior

Stats: Won the Northeast Cross Country Club Championships with a time of 16:46.80. Earned her fourth SWC title and broke course record at Bethel 17:16.78, a record she set last year.

Honors: Two-time GameTimeCT Runner of The Year, 2018 All-American, three-time All-State, two-time All-New England, four-time All-SWC.

Up Next: Committed to run at the University of Notre Dame

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Claire Daniels

New Milford, Junior

Stats: Third place finisher in the SWC Championship and led New Milford to its first team title since 2010. Only runners to beat her this season were Wiser and Graham.

Honors: Three-time All-State, Three-time All-SWC, Three-time All-New England

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Ava Graham

Bethel, Junior

Stats: Second place finish in the SWC Championship with a time of 18:53, in her second season of Cross Country. Only losses came against Pomperaug’s Kate Wiser.

Honors: Two-time All-State, All-New England, Two-time All-SWC

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Nora Holmes

Hall, Junior

Stats: Third place finisher in the CCC-A Championship with a time of 18:59.

Honors: Two-time All-State, Two-time All-CCC

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Anna Keeley

Fairfield Ludlowe, Junior

Stats: First place in FCIAC East and second best overall time in the FCIAC

Honors: Two-time All-FCIAC

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Grace Michaud

Southington, Senior

Stats: First place finisher in the CCC-B Championship with a time of 18:35.

Honors: Two-time All-CCC

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Emily Mrakovcic

Wilton, Junior

Stats: First place finisher in the FCIAC Central Championship, with a time of 14:49.30 and had the third fastest time in the FCIAC.

Honors: Two-time All-FCIAC

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Mari Noble

Greenwich, Semior

Stats: Won the FCIAC West title, with a time of 14:25.31 (4K) and had the fastest time of all FCIAC runners. Finished 9th overall in the Northeast Cross Country Club Championships in 18:07.70.

Honors: 2019 GameTimeCT Runner of The Year, three-time All-New England, three-time GameTimeCT All-State, three-time All-FCIAC

Up Next: Committed to run Princeton University

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Katherine Sanderson

Hall, Junior

Stats: Second place finish in the CCC-A Championship with a 5K time of 18:37.

Honors: Two-time All CCC

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Chloe Scrimgeour

Conard, Senior

Stats: First place in the CCC-A Championship in her first cross country season. She finished 4th overall in the Northeast Cross Country Club Championships with a time of 17:43.40.

Honors: All-CCC

Up Next: Committed to run at Georgetown University

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Rachel St. Germain

Somers, Junior

Stats: Won the NCCC East Championship, with a time of 19:09, for an undefeated Somers team

Honors: Two-time All-NCCC

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Anna Steffen

Hand, Senior

Stats: Broke the East Shore Park record in her SCC first place capturing run of 18:46. Finished 14th in the Northeast Cross Country Club Championships in 18:20.40.

Honors: Two-time All-SCC

SECOND TEAM

Player

Team

Year

Olivia Birney

Simsbury

Jr.

Kali Holden

Trumbull

Jr.

Jacqueline Izzo

Southington

Jr.

Natalia Popielarz

Bristol Central

Sr.

Peyton Bornstein

Tolland

Jr.

Julia Antony

Guilford

Jr.

Casey MacElhiney

Glastonbury

Sr.

Maddie Sweeney

New Milford

Jr.

Amanda Graham

McMahon

Sr.

Katherine Rector

Ridgefield

Jr.

Samantha Ruggerio

New Fairfield

Sr.

Malread Clas

Darien

Jr.

Honorable Mentions: Sydney Kelleher Soph., New Milford; Shae Zeitler Soph., New Milford; Keelin Bremmer Sr., Immaculate; Kaylee Gravel Jr., East Hampton; Cassidy Ngaoprasutsack Jr., Derby; Elisabeth Brown Sr., Sheehan; Edith Walker Sr., RHAM; Jordan Malloy Jr., Bacon Academy; Josie Dolan Jr., Staples; Katie Bohlke Fr., Newington; Georgia Keller Soph., Ridgefield; Izzy Paggioli Fr,. East Lyme; Grace Collier Sr., Ridgefield; Mia Healer Sr., Hall; Jessica Lombardo Fr., Southington; Julia Cannon So., Sacred Heart Academy; Nell Grant, Soph., Amity; Emilia Kozeracki Jr., Warde; Brooke Bergevin Soph., Woodstock Academy; Chloe Poulos Jr., Woodland Regional