Petrova named to MSC Women's Cross Country Champions of Character team
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Petrova named to MSC Women's Cross Country Champions of Character team
Sasha Petrova was named to the Mid-South Conference Champions of Character team.

 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Wednesday.

The MSC recognizes a Champions of Character Team for each championship sport. The student-athletes that are honored on the Champions of Character Team were nominated by their coaches based on their leadership on campus and in the community while demonstrating the five core character values of the NAIA.

Bethel’s (Tenn.) Jennifer Lopez, Campbellsville’s (Ky.) Maggie Lockard, Cumberland’s (Tenn.) Aleksandra Petrova, Cumberlands’ (Ky.) Lauren McHan, Freed-Hardeman’s (Tenn.) Allison Walker, Georgetown’s (Ky.) Madelyn Waltmon, Life’s (Ga.) Taylor Ward, Lindsey Wilson’s (Ky.) Meredith Johnson, Pikeville’s (Ky.) Amber Moore, Shawnee State’s (Ohio) Jozi Brown, Tennessee Southern’s Briley Bain and Thomas More’s (Ky.) Sarah Bertsch were all honored with the recognition.

Junior Sasha Petrova is a native from Calgary, Alberta running in her fourth year for the Phoenix. During her time with the Phoenix, Petrova holds the fourth all-time fastest 5k in school history with a time of 19:03.23. So far this season, Petrova has a season-best time of 19:28.40. This is Petrova's second time earning Mid-South Conference Champions of Character honors after winning it for the first time just last season. She has earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference in 2019 and 2020. Petrova was named to the All-Mid-South Conference second team in 2019 and was named Mid-South Conference Runner of the Week on September 14, 2020.

Forcht Bank is the proud sponsor of the Mid-South Conference Champions of Character Program.