Cross country

Koon a fronrunner for No. 3 Wolfpack

Roberson alum Rachel Koon, far right, is a redshirt sophomore for the N.C. State cross country team.

Roberson alum Rachel Koon, far right, is a redshirt sophomore for the N.C. State cross country team.

N.C. State is the third-ranked women’s cross country team in the country, and one of the Wolfpack’s fastest runners is a redshirt sophomore from Roberson.

Rachel Koon is building on her first All-ACC season in 2015.

She was the No. 2 runner for the Wolfpack in Friday’s Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational in Madison, Wis., with a time of 20 minutes, 35.15 seconds for the 6-kilometer race.

Koon was consistently the second or third scorer for N.C. State in 2015. She is a 2014 Roberson graduate.

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