College Track and Field: Kosobud earns all-district honors
GENEVA, Ohio--Allison Kosobud didn't make her 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships debut until May 23 but she got the weekend off to a good start a day earlier when she received honors for her work in the classroom.
GENEVA, Ohio-Allison Kosobud didn't make her 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships debut until May 23 but she got the weekend off to a good start a day earlier when she received honors for her work in the classroom.
Kosobud earned a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District team. It was her first all-district honor.
A senior, Kosobud wrapped up her four-year CSB career in the 800-meter run prelims. She went into the event seeded 16th, and finished 12th in the preliminary race in 2:11.60-the second-best 800 time of her Saint Benedict career. The top nine runners advanced to the finals.
An individualized natural science major with a 3.90 GPA, Kosobud is one of the top 22 800-runners in Division III, and recently earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors in the event. She earned USTFCCCA All-Academic track and field honors her freshman through junior seasons as well as her senior season for cross country.
Kosobud won the MIAC title-the fourth of her career-in the 800 two weekends before the outdoor championships and improved on her school record in the process. She is a five-time national qualifier, four-time MIAC champion, nine-time All-MIAC performer and 10-time All-MIAC honorable mention selection. She holds five CSB track and field records.
In cross country, Kosobud earned All-MIAC and All-Region honors last fall, and is tied for seventh in school history in the 5K and 6K.
Kosobud is now eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-American honors, which will be released later this summer.