All-American cross country runner has Carlinville ties

All-American cross country runner has Carlinville ties

Colorado College senior Katie Sandfort has been named an All-American after completing her college cross country career at the NCAA Division II national championship meet in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 19.

Sandfort is a former resident of Carlinville, and the granddaughter of Carlinville resident Sharon Sandfort.

She ran a personal best time of 21:13 in the 6K race at the national meet, earning her All-America status and helping her team to a 12th place finish, equaling the college’s best finish in program history.

Both Sandfort and teammate Leah Wessler surpassed the previous school record of 21:41.

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