Kayla Leland

Kayla Leland

Kayla Leland of Cross Country has been selected as the Whitworth / Subway Women’s Student-Athlete of the Month for her performances during the month of November.

In her first season of cross country, Kayla earned All-American recognition finishing 12th overall (20:57.1) at the NCAA Div. III National Championships in Louisville, Ky. In addition, Leland, finishing third overall with a time of 22:06.4, led the Pirates' to an upset win at the NCAA Div. III West Regionals overcoming Claremont Mudd-Scripps and Colorado College who were ranked first and second in the region heading into that race.