Cross Country - Girls Middle School
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Coach: Suzanne Collins
Baylor fields boys and girls cross country teams at the varsity level (with some “B” and “C” races throughout the year) and at the lower school level for grades six through eight. Varsity teams compete in the Chattanooga Cross Country League and the TSSAA Division II East region.
Baylor hosts league and dual meets during the year using the spacious lower fields including a 1.5 mile loop through the woods of the lower campus
Fast Facts on Baylor Girls Cross Country
- Baylor won state championships in 1991, 1995, 1997, and three in a row in 2008, 2009, and 2010.
- Hannah Jumper was Baylor's first individual state champion in 2009.
- Baylor won the City Optimist in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 and was runner up in 1999, 2002 and 2004.
- Baylor won the 2004, 2006, and 2010 region championships and was region runner-up in 2002 and 2003.
- Baylor was Tennessee Classic runner-up and fifth in the state in 2002.
- Baylor was fourth in the state championships in 2004 with three all-state runners.
- Baylor placed third at the 2006 state meet with two all-state performances. Hannah Jumper was the first Baylor eighth-grader to earn all-state honors at since Katie Lunn in 1989.
- In 2008, Baylor won the prestigious A. F. Bridges Invitational at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.
- Baylor participated in the 2002 and 2003 "Race for the Cure" in support of breast cancer research.
- Baylor coach Heather Ott was named the Chattanooga Times Free Press Coach of the Year in 2009, 2008, and 2006.