Women's Cross Country

Marissa Lopez is the top Pima finisher as Aztecs Women's Cross Country opens season at George Kyte Invitational

Sophomore Marissa Lopez (Sahuarita HS) finished the 2.5-mile race in seventh place amongst ACCAC competitors (25th overall) with a time of 19 minutes, 27.4 seconds. Headshot by Stephanie van Latum. Action photo courtesy of Hannah Johnson/NAU Athletics
Sophomore Marissa Lopez (Sahuarita HS) finished the 2.5-mile race in seventh place amongst ACCAC competitors (25th overall) with a time of 19 minutes, 27.4 seconds. Headshot by Stephanie van Latum. Action photo courtesy of Hannah Johnson/NAU Athletics

The Pima Community College women's cross country team opened its 2022 season on Saturday as part of the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff.

  • The Aztecs finished the Open Division in fifth place with a team score of 140.
  • Sophomore Marissa Lopez (Sahuarita HS) was the top finisher for the Aztecs in the 2.5-mile race as he took 25th place with a time of 19 minutes, 27.4 seconds. She took seventh place amongst the ACCAC competitors in the race.
  • Freshman Kate Shoemaker (Heritage Academy Mesa) crossed the finish line in 27th place overall and 12th amongst ACCAC runners with a time of 21:05.6.
  • Freshman Julia Lundberg (North Canyon HS) was 28th clocking out at 21:54.4 while fellow freshman Naiomi Hereim (San Tan Foothills HS) finished right behind her in 29th place at 22:03.7.
  • Freshman Iyannah Tolliver (Sahuaro HS) placed 31st overall as she finished with a time of 23:41.8.

The Aztecs will compete at the Vaquero CAMPY Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10. The first race is at 7:00 a.m.

Complete results of the George Kyte Invitational