Kayla Leland of cross country has been selected as the Whitworth / Subway women’s student-athlete of the month for her performances in September.
Kayla closed the month of September with her best race of the season, winning the Charles Bowles Invitational at Willamette University. Her finish led the team to a fifth place finish, best of all of the competing Northwest Conference schools. She opened the season as the first non-Division I runner to finish at Clash of the Inland Northwest leading the Pirate women to a victory over Lewis-Clark State. Kayla followed that up with a seventh place finish out of 197 runners at the Sundodger Invitational before winning at Willamette