RICHMOND – Danielle Brow, a 2021 graduate of Wheatland High School chose to attend the College of Southern Idaho (CSI) and to participate in cross country, distance indoor and outdoor track.
On Saturday, Nov. 13, in Richmond, Virginia, did her part to help her team win a national title. Danielle and her cross country team competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national cross country meet.
The CSI women’s team won their first national title in team history. Quite impressive as this is only the fifth year for the young program at CSI. CSI's first place score was 68. The team that came closest to them, Cloud County, scored only 128 points. According to Brow’s mom, the team very handily ran away with the title. Their coach was named coach of the year for the second year in a row.
According to the NJCAA website, “ The Southern Idaho Golden Eagles claimed the 2021 NJCAA DI Women's Cross Country Championship title by 68 points at Pole Green Park. The title marks the first team national championship title in the program's history. A unified effort across the board, the Golden Eagles had four individuals claim finish in the top 15 and earn All-America honors.
Southern Idaho was led by All-Americans: Audrey Camp (fifth place, 18:28); Natalya Babcock (seventh place, 18:39); Taya Brewer (12th place, 19:01); and Lydia Felix (14th place, 19:02). Three other runners also garnered points for the Golden Eagles: Brooke Reed (22nd place, 19:14); Ashlyn Willis (19:38); and Danielle Brow (19:57).
To see pictures of Brow with her championship team, you can visit: https://spark.adobe.com/page/jtuJWOo3kNlZ4/