MileSplit's Top 21 Girls XC Athletes Of The Past Decade


* From top left, clockwise (Barrett, Eloise-Neale, Warner, Frazier, Walters, Hart, Masciarelli)

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Amy Eloise-Neale, Glacier Peak (WA), 2009-2012: 21st at IAAF World Junior Champs (GBR) in 2012; 4-time NXN All-American (3 times over the decade); 16:31.12 PR for 5K

Ryen Frazier, Ravenscroft (NC), 2011-2014: No. 1 5K in 2014 (16:27.00), broke 17 minutes for 5K twice, 2nd at Foot Locker Nationals (17:23.00, 2014); won Foot Locker South

Tessa Barrett, Abington Heights (PA), 2010-2013: 2013 FLN champ, 17:15.40; 6 straight wins that season.

Taylor Werner, Ste. Genevieve (MO), 2012-2015: 3-time FLN All-American (2012-2013, 2015), 2013 NXN All-American, 5th; broke 17 minutes for 5K once

Sydney Masciarelli, Marianapolis Prep (CT), 2018-2019: 2018 FLN Champ, 17:00.30 -- 11th all-time at Balboa; 3 wins over season, including FL Northeast; 7th at FLN in 2019

Claire Walters, Fayetteville-Manlius (NY), 2015-2019: 4-time NXN All-American, best finish, 4th in 2019 -- best time, 17:13.30 in 2018 -- eighth all-time; 1-time NY state champ as an eighth-grader; two-time NXR NY runner-up.  3x NXN Team Champ.

Katelynne Hart, Glenbard West (IL), 2016-2019: 3-time NXN All-American -- best finish, 4th in 2017, 17:41.60; 3-time All-American in FLN, two-runner-ups, 17:01.00; 2nd all-time at Detweiller Park, 15:59.82 from 2018 state champs; 12th all-time at Balboa Park

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Honorable Mention: Fiona O'Keefe, Marlee Starliper, Ericka Vanderlende, Cailie Logue, Danielle Jones, Nevada Mareno, Julie Macedo, Taylor Ewert