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Calista Ariel
Calista Ariel
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
High School: Chancellor

2019: Finished 129th at the NCAA women's cross country championships with a 23:02.2 6k... Earned All-Region honors after placing sixth at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet and running the fourth fastest time 6k time in BC history... ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar Athlete of the Year... 1st Team All-ODAC... Took the top spot in the college division with a second place finish at the ODAC Preview Meet (22:09.9)...Led the Eagles with a sixth place finish and was the top Division III finisher at the Eagle Cross Country Challenge 5k (15:10.1).

2018: Finished 93rd at the NCAA women's cross country championship with a 22:30.3 6K... Earned All-Region honors after placing fifth at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet, running a 22:43.83... ODAC Individual Champion with a 22:16.8... 1st Team All-ODAC... 38th at UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational... 18:25 5K at the Queen City Invitational for 26th place... 5th at Hornet Harrier Invitational... 4th at Eagle Cross Country Challenge.

2017: All-Region... 1st Team All-ODAC... USTFCCCA All-Academic... Won the season-opening Eagles Cross Country Challenge (9/1)... Placed 5th at the ODAC championships with a 6K time of 22:22.0 (10/28)... Finished 29th at NCAA Regionals, in 22:42.6 (11/11).

2016:
Finished 31st at ODAC Championships...Placed 13th at CNU XC Invitational and 28th at Annual Don Cathcart Invitational.

High School: All-State, All-Region and All-Conference...Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society...Student of the Year.

Personal: Daughter of Kristen and Donald Ariel...Has four siblings, Alijah, Mya, Leana and Fiona...Born Feb. 24, 1998.