Bluejays ready to race into season

David Kroeker is leading the Tabor Bluejays this year in his first year as head coach for both men and women’s cross country.

While the coach is worried about his athletes staying healthy the entire season, he gains a strong team with solid leaders.

For the men, senior Riley Ballou-Lyngstad and junior Garrett Kinsey will be solid leaders and sophomore Nathan Kemling will be another key runner for the team.

“The men’s team looks to improve on last year’s performances and with Riley B-L healthy look to move up in the conference standings at the KCAC meet Nov 9,” said Kroeker.

The women’s team looks strong and improved. Emily Kemling and Lindsey Crist will lead the women’s team with Conangela Senior, a transfer from USAO, having a lot of potential to make a significant impact as well.

“Several women are coming off injuries so their training progress will also be a key to team success. Based on early season workouts, there are also several underclassmen that have shown they could really make an important impact on the team and its finish at the conference meet this November,” said Kroeker.

Coming—The bluejays first meet will be at WSU on Sept 7.