Women's Cross Country Team Takes State Title

Penn State Worthington Scranton's women's cross-country team has captured the title of Women's Cross Country Champions of the 2007 Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference, winning the campus's first-ever state championship.

The team won the honor during a meet at Penn State's Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman Township.  The team is coached by Gary Edstrom.

"This is truly a great honor for our campus, and especially, for the members of the team," said Jeff Mallas, Worthington Scranton's athletic director. 

The team consists of members Elizabeth Jones, Rebecca Kinsey, Nichole Blasi, Justyna Thomas, Carla Smith, Rachel Zeglen, Emilia Raynova and Katrina Klimek.

The team, pictured at right proudly displaying their championship plaque, are, from left to right:  Front row:  Rachel Zeglen, Rebecca Kinsey and Emilia Raynova.  Standing, left to right, are:  PSWS Athletic Director Jeff Mallas, Katrina Klimek, Nichole Blasi, Justyna Thomas, Carla Smith, Elizabeth Jones, and Coach Gary Edstrom.