With the 2017-18 school year underway, the Louisville Women’s Sports Network is going to highlight a local native that’s making headways at their college every Monday. If you have a suggestion on a female athlete to highlight , send an email to email@example.com. This week’s feature is on former Assumption cross country star Katherine Receveur.
From the IU SID
Redshirt junior Katherine Receveur won the Big Ten individual title and set a new 6K course record as both Indiana Cross Country took home seventh place team finishes at the Big Ten Championships on Sunday.
Receveur, who also earned All-Big Ten First Team honors, is the second IU female athlete to win the Big Ten title and first in 27 years, last by Michelle Dekkers in 1990. The Louisville, Ky. native finished with the time of 20:10.3, which is a new all-time course record on the IU Championships Cross Country 6K Course. She held the previous record of 20:14.08 that she set earlier this season at the Sam Bell Invitational on Sept. 30. Before setting the all-time record twice this season, the previous record was 20:24.70 (Emily MacLeod, Michigan State (’09).
Redshirt junior Brenna Calder was the second IU runner to cross, finishing with the time of 21:07.2. The women’s team was rounded out by sophomore Grace Walther, junior Maggie Allen, junior Haley Harries, sophomore Lexa Barrott, redshirt sophomore Kelsey Harris and redshirt freshman Stacy Morozov.