Lawrence, KS - Freshman Julia Kassem from the women's cross country team made the trip to Lawrence, Kansas for the NAIA National Championships. Kassem was part of the over 100 individual runners who qualified as well as the over 200 runners who were part of teams who qualified for National Championship. In all, 319 female runners competed in the 5K event.
Kassem, a freshman from Northville, was the Wolverines best runner this season. At the NAIA National Championships, Kassem ran the 5K in 20:22.47 good enough for 216th place overall. Kassem was the second Wolverine to qualify for the NAIA National Championships since the program started in the Fall of 2010.