HANA JIRASKOVA -- Women's Cross Country, Soph., Czech Republic
Featured Student-Athlete -- Week of Sept. 17, 2012
Hana Jiraskova is a newcomer to the Point Park University women's cross country team this year. The native of Lanskroun, Czech Republic, was the top finisher for the Pioneers in the first two meets of the season thus far.
Jiraskova, a transfer from NCAA DI Maryland Eastern Shore, placed 12th individually in her last race with a time of 20 minutes, 55 seconds at Penn State Behrend Sept. 15. The Point Park team placed 4th in the 5K race.
In the season-opening meet Sept. 8 at Waynesburg, Jiraskova finished the 6K race in 26 minutes, 13 seconds, which was 23rd overall and first on the Point Park team.