RDC Athletics 2017-2018 season underway

By RDC Athletics
September 11, 2017 - 9:22am Updated: September 11, 2017 - 2:22pm

The Red Deer College Cross-Country Running team picked up where they left off from last season with an excellent showing at Grand Prix #1 in Edmonton.

In Lethbridge, the Queens Soccer team played to a draw while the Kings dropped their opening game on Saturday. Against the Medicine Hat College Rattlers, the RDC Queens Soccer team played to another tie while the RDC Kings were defeated on Sunday.

Here is a summary of what happened in RDC Athletics this past weekend.
 

Cross-Country Running | Saturday, Sept. 9 | Grand Prix #1 | Concordia University (Edmonton)

The RDC Cross-Country Running team had a great start to the new season at Grand Prix #1. As a team, the Queens finished in first place out of the competing Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

(ACAC) schools while the Kings earned second spot. Bachelor of Science (Nursing) student, Jordanna Cota (25:20) ran another great race and finished first among the ACAC female runners.

Jill Stewart (26:34), from Red Deer, earned third place.

Adam Wass (32:13), from Lacombe, was the top RDC male runner over 8 kilometres. The Bachelor of Science student-athlete finished 6th among ACAC men.

  Queens Soccer | Saturday, Sept. 9 | Lethbridge College

In their opening game of the season, the Red Deer College Queens played to a 0-0 draw in Lethbridge against the Kodiaks.

  Queens Soccer | Sunday, Sept. 10 | Medicine Hat College

After the RDC Queens trailed the Rattlers 1-0 at the half, they continued to press and in the  second half Bachelor of Science (Nursing) student Chelsea Webster tied the game 1-1.

  Kings Soccer | Saturday, Sept. 9 | Lethbridge College

The Kings dropped their season opener 3-0 to the Kodiaks.

  Kings Soccer | Sunday, Sept. 10 | Medicine Hat College

The Rattlers defeated the Kings 3-0 to finish off a pair of weekend games.

For more detailed game recaps, information on RDC Athletics, the student-athletes and schedules, please visit: rdcathletics.ca

Cota, Wass first RDC Athletes of the Week for 2017-18

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