Senior Aisha Praught finished her cross country season with a career-best 5K time of 17:46.6. The team also soared, securing the first women’s ISU MVC cross country championship last season. Praught and her teammates exemplify the partnership needed to excel, on the field and in the classroom. Teamwork is essential when it comes to financial support as well.

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