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Where are they now - Jessica Mildes & James Breen
Spokane Women’s Cross Country, 2012-2013
Senior at Gonzaga University – NCAA DI, WCC
Set the junior college national record in the 10,000 meters at the 2014 Mt. SAC Relays ... she ran a 34:29.36, breaking the national record by four seconds ... 2014 NWAC High Point Award winner at the NWAC Championships ... 2014 NWAC 1,500, 5,000, 10,000, and steeplechase champion ... 2013 NWAC 1,500 and 5,000 champion ... won the 2012 and 2013 NWAACC cross country titles ... ran a 17:51 in 2013, and a 17:59 in 2014 ... cross country All-American in 2013.
In her junior year, placed first at the Cross CountryErik Anderson Invitational, running unattached, with a time of 18:34 over the 5,000-meter course … during the indoor season, ran the sixth-best time in GU history a 9:55.46 at the UW Indoor Preview in the 3,000 meters … ran the third-fastest 5,000-meter indoor time at the Husky Classic at 17:00.66 … she opened the outdoor season with a first place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 2:18.85, and a second place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Buc Scoring Invite with a time of 4:35.88 … broke the school record and placed first at the Stanford Invitational in the 10,000 meters with a time of 33:40.82 … placed third at the Oregon Relays with a 5,000-meter time of 16:16.88, the fastest time in program history … ran the 10,000 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary.
As a Senior, finished 11th overall and 2nd on the team at the Clash of the Inland Northwest Invitational with a time of 14:31 (4K)
Clark College Men’s Cross Country, 2014-2015
Junior at Eastern Washington University – NCAA DI, Big Sky Conference
Finished 5th overall at the 2014 NWAC Championships and 1st overall at the 2015 NWAC championships earning All-American honors in both years.
Eastern Washington University
Placed 12th overall of 93 runners (7 schools) at the Clash of the Inland Northwest Invitational and 3rd overall on the team. At one of the largest meets in the nation, the Roy Griak Invitational at the University of Minnesota, James finished 153rd (2nd on the team) of 263 runners. The field consisted of 29 Division I teams including 7 of the top 30.