Cream of the Crop Girls from the Northeast (9/5)

US #11 ranked and 4:42 miler Brianna Schwartz (Shaler Area PA) aims to win her first Pennsylvania state cross country title and accomplish much more this fall. 

MileSplit's Top 15 XC Girls Individuals for the Foot Locker Northeast Region states as of September 5th. Breaking up the country into four regions, these top 15 individual lists will be updated monthly on the first week of every month.

Rank Athlete/Team Last Result Comments
2nd @ 2013 Foot Locker Nationals
Nation's top ranked runner entering season. New Balance Nationals 2 mile champ and sophomore national class record (9:55). 17:15 5K from New England XC Championships & 4:47 1600 on the track.
6th @ 2013 Foot Locker Nationals
Foot Locker All-American & 2-time Pennsylvania state 1600 champ (4:42 PR). Ran 18 several times last fall including 17:42 PR at Foot Locker Nationals. 10:10 3200 from spring.
13th @ 2013 Foot Locker National
Remarkable freshmen year including NJ Meet of Champs titles in XC and 1600 outdoors (4:45 PR). Returning Foot Locker All-American.
4th @ 2013 Foot Locker Nationals
Hasn't raced since last XC season, but tough to not include consider her last performances were Foot Locker Northeast runner-up finish & 4th place showing at nationals (17:34 5K PR).
6th @ 2014 New Balance Indoors
New York state champion in XC and 3K both indoors and outdoors (9:41 PR). Made it Foot Locker Nationals as frosh and set freshmen national indoor 5K record (17:08 PR).
6th @ 2014 New Balance Outdoors
Dipped under 17 minutes for 5K at outdoor nationals. 4:54 mile and 9:33 3K best from sophomore year.
29th @ 2013 Foot Locker National
A New York state champ and Foot Locker finalist in 2013. 17:23 5K and 9:53 3K best. Didn't race in spring.
14th @ 2013 Foot Locker NE
4:49 mile indoors from Millrose Games. Just missed qualifying for Foot Locker Nationals in 2013. Additional PR's of 17:28 5K and 10:37 3200.
17th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
Top 20 finisher last year at NXN with a potential NXN squad this year. 4:42 1500/9:54 3K on the track and 3rd place in 2013 NY State XC Meet.
10th @ 2014 New Balance Outdoors
New Jersey MOC 3200 runner-up (10:23 PR). Also has run 17:08 5K on track and a Nike Cross Nationals qualifier last year (62nd place).
1st @ John Sharp Viking Invite
4:51 mile from Penn Relays. Pennsylvania outdoor 3200 champ (10:25) and rolled a 4:25 1500 in spring.
20th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
Front runner for the US #1 ranked squad. Won NXN Northeast. 4:35 1500 stands out as best track performance, while the 20th place finish at NXN is her top performance to date.
45th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
Two-time Rhode Island State XC champion. 17:42 5K best, who had a strong top 50 showing at NXN individually last December.
15th @ 2014 New Balance Outdoors
Coming off a breakthrough spring with a 10:26 3200 and 17:33 5K. Should improve vastly from a 38th place finish at Foot Locker Northeast.
42nd @ 2013 Foot Locker NE
Top runner for one of the top teams in Northeast. Track season enjoyed great success with fast times in 1500 (4:29) and 3200 (10:28). Returning 17:47 5K from last fall