New Mexico Girls Cross Country ROY: Kelli Reagan

New Mexico Girls Cross Country ROY: Kelli Reagan

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New Mexico Girls Cross Country ROY: Kelli Reagan

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THE WINNER: Kelli Reagan

THE BASICS

School: St. Pius X (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Grade: Senior
Position: Distance runner
Height: 5-foot-4

Athletic achievement: She raced to the Class 4A individual state championship this past season with a time of 18:23.5, leading the Sartans to third place as a team. Reagan also won the Los Alamos Invitational, the Manzano Invitational, the Cibola Invitational, the Rio Rancho Jamboree and the District championships.

Academic excellence: Reagan has maintained a 4.43 GPA.

Exemplary character: President of her school’s chapter of the National Honor Society, Reagan is also a talented artist and has volunteered locally on behalf of Habitat for Humanity.  

THE PRAISE

“She’s certainly the best training and racing athlete I’ve coached in 27 years,” said St. Pius X coach Jeff Turcotte. “Plus she’s a straight-A student and a genuinely nice young lady.”

THE FUTURE: Reagan remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.

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