Loyola cross country to honor All-Decade team

Mon, 11/29/2010

New Orleans, La.- Loyola University New Orleans cross country program will honor 10 members of the All-Decade Team during halftime of the men’s basketball game on December 4th. The Wolfpack hoops team will take on Southern Poly with tip off slated for 4 p.m.

The members of the Women’s Cross Country All-Decade Team are as follows:

In her four year career, Catherine Baggett was a two time All-GCAC selection and qualified for the NAIA National Championships twice during her time with the maroon and gold. Baggett placed third in the GCAC Championships and NAIA Region XIII Championships in 2001. She also holds the fastest 6K in Loyola history with a 24:47 effort. The Mobile native ran for Loyola from 1999-2002.

The only active member on the All-Decade team, Hannah Dougherty had a standout freshman season in 2009. During that campaign, Dougherty was selected All-GCAC and was the runner up at the GCAC Championships. That year, she also appeared in the NAIA National Championships. Her personal best in the 5K is 19:39 which is the third fastest time in Loyola history. She also holds the sixth fastest 5K (19:46) and the fourth best 6K (25:39) in Wolfpack history.

Before completing her career this fall, Madeline Falcone ran for the Wolfpack from 2008-10. She was a two time All-GCAC performer and twice qualified for the NAIA National Championships. In 2008, Falcone was named to the All-Louisiana team as was the top newcomer in the state as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Falcone was a three time NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athlete. Her personal best 19:55 in the 5K is ninth on the All-Time Loyola list.

Stephanie LeGleu ran for the Wolfpack from 1998-01. She was a four-time All-GCAC performer and qualified for the NAIA National Championships in three seasons. In 2001, she was the individual GCAC Champion and was the runner up at the NAIA Region XIII Championships. LeGleu was selected NAIA All-Region that year. She finished second in the GCAC Championships in 2000 and holds the Loyola All-Time 5K record with a time of 19:35. She also has the seventh fastest 5K in Loyola history. As a track athlete, LeGleu holds Loyola records in the 1500m (5:03), 3000m (11:00) and 5000m (19:08).

Natalie Sargent competed for Loyola from 2001-04. In her senior season, Sargent was the individual GCAC Champion. In 2003, she was the runner up at the GCAC Championships. She also was the runner up in the 2002 and 2003 NAIA Region XIII Championships. In her four year career, Sargent was a three time All-GCAC honoree, two time NAIA All-Region XIII performer. She qualified for the NAIA National Championships twice in her career. Sargent was named to the All-Louisiana cross country team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Her personal best 5K of 19:51 is the eighth fastest in Loyola history. She owns the second fastest 6K in Loyola history with a time of 25:39.

Sara Miles St. Clair ran for the Wolfpack from 2002-04. She was a three time All-GCAC performer and a two time NAIA All-Region selection. St. Clair qualified for the NAIA National Championships in 2003. She holds the fifth fastest 6K (25:39) in Loyola history.

The members of the Men’s Cross Country All-Decade Team are as follows:

Richard Bouckaert was a three time All-GCAC performer for the Wolfpack from 2003-06. He was the GCAC Individual Champion in 2004 and was the runner up in 2006. He was twice selected to the NAIA Region XIII and twice qualified for the NAIA National Championships. His personal best in the 8K (26:29) is third in Loyola history. As a track athlete, Bouckaert is the Loyola record holding in the 1500m (4:10) and 3000m (9:10).

Matt Cagigal competed for Loyola from 2003-06. He was a two time NAIA National Championship qualifier. Cagigal was twice selected to the All-GCAC and NAIA All-Region XIII teams. He was the GCAC Individual Champion in 2006. He was the runner up in the 2004 GCAC Championships and 2006 NAIA Region XIII Championships. His personal best in the 8K (26:16) is the second fastest in Loyola history.

Kevin Fitzwilliam ran for the Wolfpack from 1999-2002 and was a four time All-GCAC performer. He twice qualified for the NAIA National Championships. Fitzwilliam finished in the top five at the GCAC Championships in 2001 and 2002.

Mike Gulotta was a four time qualifier to the NAIA National Championships from 2000-03 for the Wolfpack. He was selected NAIA All-Region XIII three times and All-GCAC four times in his career. He was also selected to the All-Louisiana Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Gulotta holds the fastest 5K in Loyola history with a time of 15:52. He also had the fourth best 8K (26:36). As a track athlete, Gulotta ran the fastest 5K (16:11) in Wolfpack history.

Anand Viswanathan ran for Loyola from 1998-2001. He qualified for the NAIA National Championships in 2000. Viswananthan was selected to the All-GCAC team three times and finished third at the GCAC Championships in 2001 during his time with the Maroon and Gold.

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