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Olson is national runner-up in women’s cross country

Noelle Olson ’17 (second from right) finished second at the NCAA Division III Championships.

St. Olaf College cross country runner Noelle Olson ’17 finished second at the NCAA Division III Championships Saturday.

The St. Olaf women’s cross country team finished 26th.

Olson is one of three members of the women’s team — along with Jorden Johnson ’15, who finished 74th at the national championships, and Michaela Banz ’15 — to earn United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region honors last week.

Olson also won the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference individual title earlier this month.

Read more at St. Olaf Athletics.