Joliet Junior College wins NJCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country National Championship


Share post:

JOLIET – Joliet Junior College (JJC) took home NJCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country National Championship over the weekend in Iowa.

The meet took place in Fort Dodge Saturday afternoon when the Wolves beat out Kellogg Community College and Westmoreland College to clinch the championship.

Tiffany Lehmann scored a solo title with a 20:10 in the 5K finale, followed by Yesenia Suarez ranked 5th, Ivet Rosile ranked 12th, Erica Nuczyk ranked 15th, Marley Nicolettie ranked 25th, and Melanie Mascote ranked 29th.

The Men’s Team came in second to Mineral Area College for the Division III title.
It ended a monumental second season for Coach Jeff DeGraw, who coaches both Men’s and Women’s teams. Degraw had previously coached at Lewis University before arriving in Joliet.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Bourbonnais to hold 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting event with students

BOURBONNAIS - A new tradition will continue Thursday, December 1st with the second annual “Rockin’ Around the Tree Lighting”...

Manteno to Coloring Contest to “flip the switch” for Holiday Lights due November 28th 

MANTENO - Residents in Manteno will have a rare opportunity to turn on Christmas lights in Manteno December 3rd...

Secret food pantry in Bourbonnais shifts locations for coming months, beginning Wednesday 

BOURBONNAIS - The popular pop-up Secret Food Pantry will be shifting locations for the next few months, beginning tomorrow. Bourbonnais...

Volunteer Signups for 2023 BMW Championship PGA Tour event at Olympia Fields underway 

GLENVIEW - Volunteer signups are now underway for the BMW Championship next August at Olympia Fields Country Club in...