Cota, Gurney named RDC Athletics athletes of the week

By RDC Athletics
October 31, 2017 - 3:17pm

Red Deer College Athletics is proud to announce our Boston Pizza Athletes of the Week.

Jordanna Cota - Queens Cross-Country Running
Hometown – Red Deer, AB
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) (5th year)

Jordanna Cota had an excellent performance at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Cross-Country Running Championships. Cota (24:13.03) continued to dominate the field of ACAC female runners and earned individual gold along with team gold. The Bachelor of Science (Nursing) student was named the ACAC Female Cross-Country Runner of the Year and a member of the ACAC Women’s Cross-Country Running All-Conference team. The fifth-year student-athlete has remarkably earned first place in every ACAC competition that she has competed in this season. Cota, along with the RDC Queens, will compete at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross-Country Running National Championships in Blainville, Quebec on November 11, 2017.

Devon Gurney – Kings Cross-Country Running
Hometown – Prince George, BC
Kinesiology & Sport Studies (2nd year)

Devon Gurney put forth a very determined effort at the ACAC Cross-Country Running Championships. Gurney (30:27.01) was the top Kings runner this past Saturday and helped lead the RDC Kings to a bronze medal victory. The Kinesiology & Sport Studies student finished 13th overall and was one of the leaders on the team. Every RDC placement was important as the competition for the bronze medal was very close. The cross-country runner from Prince George, along with the Kings, will compete at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross-Country Running National Championships in Blainville, Quebec on November 11, 2017.

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