Q&A with Team Michigan cross country runner

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Reanna Raymond '17 (on far left) running for Team Michigan. Photo by JD Standish '18.

Donald McGlone '19, Staff writer

Q: What does being on Team Michigan mean?

A: “Being on Team Michigan means you have to place in the top 12 of senior.”

 

Q: How do you establish the top 12?

A: “The best 50 seniors are invited to race, and you have to get top 12 once you race.”

 

Q: How does it feel to be a part of Team Michigan?

A: “Being part of Team Michigan is real exciting, I didn’t really think I had a chance, I didn’t think I was going to make it, but I was definitely going to try and make the attempt.”

 

Q: Where did you place?

A: “I got 11th.”

 

Q: Out of the 50, how many came to the race?

A: “I think 45 showed up.”

 

Q: “Did you know anyone else who won?”

A: “No, it was kind of different because normally you see the girls over and over.”

 

Q: How is cross country split across the state?

A: “It’s split into nine regions.”

 

Q: Who do you race now?

A: “We’re going to race in Ohio against the top 12 seniors from Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana.”

 

Q: A power Midwest battle would you say?

A: “Yeah, a Midwest battle.”

 

Q: Was it a good race?

A: “Yeah, it was fun.”