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Erica Kovalik Wins Region XX Division III Cross Country Individual Championship

Posted October 27, 2019 at 11:14 am

Congratulations to Erica Kovalik (Forest Hills) for winning the NJCAA Region XX Division III Cross Country Individual Championship at Hagerstown Community College on Saturday, October 26th. She won the championship with a time of 23:07.9.

Kovalik finished sixth among all runners which included Region XX runners from both Division I and Division III community colleges. She is the first individual Region XX champion in Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Black Bear history.

“Erica was able to peak at the right time thanks to the training she received from her father, Daniel,” stated Sue Brugh, Director of Student Activities and Athletics. “Erica is an excellent example as to what is truly possible when you commit yourself to excellence.”

Kovalik will travel to Stanley Park, MA, on November 1st and 2nd to compete in the NJCAA National Cross Country Meet, hosted by Holyoke Community College.