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Wildcats’ Whitworth Earns A-10 XC All-Rookie Team Recognition

by | Jun 24, 2021

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –Frances Whitworth was officially named to the Atlantic 10 Women’s Cross Country All-Rookie Team, announced by the league office Tuesday.

During the February XC Championship at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville, Va., Whitworth led the Wildcats across the line with a 24th place finish. The Winston-Salem, N.C., native stopped the clock at 18:16.0.

Whitworth led Davidson in the ‘Cats only other cross country race during the condensed campaign. She gained five spots over the final mile at the Richmond Winter XC Invite to place among the top-10. 

Whitworth joins Natalie Abernathy as current ‘Cats with All-Rookie Team accolades.

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