Athletes of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Natasha Fedkina

State College girls’ cross country runner Natasha Fedkina is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
State College girls’ cross country runner Natasha Fedkina is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week. CDT file photo

State College cross country runner Natasha Fedkina is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.

Fedkina helped the Lady Little Lions to a first-place finish in the District 6 Class AAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Forest Hills High School.

The junior covered the 3.1-mile course in 19 minutes, 9.90 seconds to lead the Lady Little Lions’ sweep of the top four spots. She edged teammate Larissa Burka by about nine seconds for the individual crown.

The Lady Little Lions dominated the event. They finished with a team score of 17 points, while Altoona was a distant second with 70.

The triumph advanced State College to the PIAA Championships, which will be held in Hershey on Saturday.

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