Western Washington University’s Katelyn Steen has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Cross Country Female Athlete of the Week for Sept. 14-20.
Steen, a senior from Sammamish where she graduated from Eastlake High School, began her season by finishing eighth in the invitational division at the University of Washington Sundodger meet with a six-kilometer time of 21:12. She finished in back of five athletes from NCAA Division I schools and two from Canada’s Trinity Western.
Steen’s time was better than all but one athlete competing in the open division.
Last year, Steen earned All-America honors by placing 34th at the NCAA Division II National Championships.