Team Spotlight - Voorhees HS Girls, Glen Gardner, NJ
This interview features the Voorhees High School girls’ team; with head coach Justina Cassavell. Voorhees, after an impressive performance in the Paul Short Invitational (Bethlehem, PA, 9/28), is 21st in the latest MileSplit USA Rankings.
School, location (city, state) - Voorhees High School , Glen Gardner, New Jersey
Team (boys, girls, both) – Girls
Head Coach – Justina Cassavell
Assistant Coaches – Barbara Tusa
Top (national level) athletes; name, grade, XC event/PR’s –
- Nisa Cicitta, 12, 18:18
- Clarissa Modde, 11, 18:47
- Kristen Erickson, 12, 19:21
- Brigid McGill, 12, 19:23
- Shannon Carney, 12, 19:28
- Erin McLaughlin, 10, 19:29
- Erin Seiffert, 12, 19:35
Key(s) to the success of your team – Depth and Experience
Your favorite meet(s) – Randolph Invitational, Six Flags Safari, Paul Short, Skyland Conference Championship, State
What you most love about cross country – I like coaching distance runners and the challenge of bringing them together as a team. Glen Gardner is beautiful in the fall, and we are lucky to have great places to train.
Teams you most enjoy competing against – Our conference meet is always strong, and we enjoy the challenge (Ridge, Hillsborough, Bernards, Hunterdon Central)
Team goals for the season – Our biggest goal is to win our group title and to win the New Jersey Meet of Champions.
Visit MileSplit’s Voorhees HS webpage at https://nj.milesplit.com/teams/VOOR.