2016-17 CSU Athletics Top 10 Moments | #9 - Barrientos Earns All-League Honors at HL Cross Country Championship
Junior cross country runner Karen Barrientos earned first team All-Horizon League honors with a fifth place finish at the Horizon League Championship on Oct. 29 in Milwaukee. Barrientos finished the 6K race with a time of 22:10, becoming the first runner to earn first team all-league honors under head coach Joe Jaketic. Her fifth place finish was also the best finish by a Viking under Jaketic. Her time of 22:10 was the fastest 6K time in program history. Barrientos was CSU's top finisher in all eight races in 2016 and posted five top-10 finishes (LHU Invitational-1st, Friendship Invitational-5th, Horizon League Championship-5th, Storm Invitational-6th, Jenna Strong Fall Classic-6th) during her first season at CSU.