Preview: Wheeler girls cross country

Preview: Wheeler girls cross country



Head coach:

Shannon Curioso (1st season).

Last year:

Wheeler finished 4-7 overall, 3-3 in ECC Division III after fielding a team for the first time in two seasons.

Returning to varsity:

Senior:

Brittney Riggins.

Junior:

Bridget Riggins.

Sophomore:

Miranda Pabst.

New to varsity:

Junior:

Kristiana Ram.

Freshman:

Madelyn Gauthier.

Outlook:

With only five runners on the team, the Lions are just looking to improve and build a foundation for future squads.

Riggins will be the top runner. She finished 83rd at the Class S state meet last season.

Curioso has been a social studies teacher at the school for 3½ years. She is a graduate of New Milford High and Western Connecticut State University. She has been a runner for the past five years and is training for a marathon.

Coach’s take:

“I think our big thing is to continue to rebuild the team. They are passionate and dedicated. We just want to improve and get faster.”

Keith Kimberlin


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