Lansing Community College

LCC cross country teams set to compete for national championship

By Marilyn Twine

LCC cross country team members holding an award.

Lansing, Mich. - Lansing Community College is proud to announce the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams will compete for national championships at the NJCAA Nationals on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Women’s team is currently ranked No. 1 and the Men’s team is ranked No. 3.

Both teams won the MCCAA and NJCAA Region 12 Championships on Oct. 29.

The women will run at 8:30 a.m. and the men will run at 10:00 a.m.  The course is the Apalachee Regional Park - 7550 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee FL, 32311. 

Team Leaders:

Michael Dennis – St. Johns
Liam Elder – Grand Ledge
Jacob Dennis – St. Johns
Erik Reiber – Chelsea
Gabriel Phillips  - Clio
Kobe Blanco – Charlotte
Kalyb Vanwormer – Dewitt
Shane Siterlet – Milford
Colin Snyder – Pinckney

Barbara DeGood – Caledonia
Gabrielle Metzger – Cadillac
Haley Bell – Charlotte
Alyssa Williams – Charlotte
Katelyn Slone – Dakota
Morgan Hetherington – Grand Ledge
Haley Ellis – Leslie
Olivia Vanderwey (homeschooled) – Mason
Jana Stiffler – Twin Lake

The Head Coach for LCC Cross Country is James Robinson.


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The Transfer Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

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