Winona State jumps into national poll for first time, ranked No. 18
WINONA, Minn. – For the first time in school history, Winona State is ranked in the USTFCCCA Division II National poll, jumping into the 18th spot in the country.
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The Warriors earned their first national ranking thanks to an extremely strong showing at the prestigious Roy Griak Invitational last weekend in Minneapolis. WSU placed second in a meet that featured 38 teams and finished ahead of seven squads from the national rankings.
Jessica Young paced the Warriors with a sixth-place finish individually, posting the ninth-fastest time in school history. Kayla Gudmundson and Jordan Skelly also had top-20 finishes in the meet for WSU.
Winona State is third in the USTFCCCA Central Region rankings, trailing only conference foes Augustana and Mary.