OGDEN, Utah — Sacramento State senior Rachel Mitchell was named the Big Sky Conference women's cross country athlete of the week for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 5.
Mitchell, a senior from Fremont, Calif., placed fourth overall and helped the Hornets to a fourth-place finish at the Inter Region Jamboree on Friday. Competing on the course that will be used for the NCAA West Region meet, Mitchell completed the 5K race in a blistering time of 16:49. The Fremont, Calif., native has led the team in each meet this season.
The honor is the second for Mitchell this season as she also earned the award following a third-place finish at the Aggie Open.
Sacramento State will next compete at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Oct. 19.