Wischoff on the Run

October 6, 2011 Kate Blessing 0

Cross Country has been making waves all season with womens captain Nichole Wischoff at the helm. Wischoff has already proven herself as a leader in her third year at New Paltz. She was named SUNYAC runner of the week for the week ending on Sept. 11. “Nichole’s motivation comes mostly from within,” said Cross Country Head Coach Mike Trunkes. “She has an incredibly strong internal drive that pushes her to strive to be the best.” On Oct. 1, Wischoff destroyed the school record for the 6k at the Brooks Paul Short Run at Lehigh University with a time of 23:07 to finish 39 of 386 runners. “For me, its great, but its like, ok, I cant settle here. The feedback is awesome but I cant have the attitude like I’m never going to be beat.” Wischoff has lofty ambitions for future success and a great support system behind her. While her mom […]