OSKALOOSA, Iowa – The Raven Women's Cross Country team earned its second straight Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday as they earned the 2015 Heart Championship at the annual meet, hosted this season by Heart newcomer William Penn University.
Katherine Dillard was the individual champion for the women's division as well, competing the race in a time of 18:36 as all five scoring Raven Women finished in the Top 15 of the 110 athlete field.
With the finish, the Ravens earn a return trip to the NAIA Cross Country National Championships.
Just like last season, the Ravens went one-two-three in the race. Dillard was followed by Regina Smart in second and Lauren Benzing in third.
The 36th annual NAIA Women's Cross Country National Championship will be contested on Nov. 21 in Charlotte, N.C. at McAlpine Creek Park.