LSU’s Michaela Rose named state’s top freshman runner on All-Louisiana Cross Country team

LSU's Michaela Rose (middle) was named Louisiana's top freshman runner on the 2022 cross country team. PHOTO BY: LSU athletics.

LSU’s Michaela Rose was selected Freshman of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Assocation’s 2022 All-Louisiana Cross Country team which was released Thursday.

Rose, a native of Suffolk, Virginia, was in her first season with LSU’s cross country team and helped the Tigers to a seventh-place finish in the SEC Championships and a program’s best third place in the NCAA’s South Central Regional.

Rose finished 22nd individually at the SEC meet and 25th in the regional meet. During the season, she recorded a personal-best time of 17 minutes, 16.6 seconds over a 5K course at the Florida State Invitational. She also recorded a PR of 20:32.3 in the 6k at the SEC Championships in Oxford.

LSU was also had representation on the All-LSWA teams by Lorena Rangel-Batres, and Jackson Martingayle.

2022 LSWA Women’s Superlative Honors

Women’s Runner of the Year – Sophie Daigle, Louisiana

Women’s Freshman of the Year – Michaela Rose, LSU

Women’s Newcomer of the Year – Tshwanelo Maruping, New Orleans

Women’s Coach of the Year – Brock Moreaux, New Orleans

2022 LSWA Women’s Cross-Country Team

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