Reidsma and Bos Compete with Best at NAIA Championships
As individual qualifiers for the NAIA Cross Country National Championships, Andy Reidsma ’14 of Wyoming, Michigan, and Anna Bos ’15 of Rockford, Michigan, represented Trinity well. Reidsma and Bos finished in the top .750 percent in the races that included more than 600 total student-athletes representing 133 schools.
Andy Reidsma ran one of the best races of his career in the men’s 8K race. He finished with a time of 25:19, just two seconds back from the runner ahead of him. He placed 29th of the 309 total runners and became Trinity’s cross country program’s first All-American. His place is the highest finish for a Trinity runner at the national meet. Last year at this event, Reidsma finished in 175th at 26:72.
Also making her second national championship appearance was sophomore Anna Bos, who outdistanced .750 percent of the field. In the 5K race, Bos posted a time of 19:14 in the field of 320 runners and came in 80th place. For the season, Bos led the team and is the school record holder.