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2018 Girls Cross Country Preview

Girls Cross Country runners off at the start.

2018 Girls Cross Country Preview

School:                        Urbandale

Nickname:                  J-Hawks

Class:                          4A

Colors:                        Blue and White

Conference:               Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Iowa Conference


Head Coach:             

Dan Davis (University of Northern Iowa, 1995)

20th Season at Urbandale


2017 Record / Highlights:    

  • Placed 6th at the State Meet
  • Placed 2nd at the Regional Meet
  • Placed 3rd at the Iowa Conference Meet
  • Individual places at state meet:  Macy Gaskill (15th), Kayla Owens (22nd), Ally Redenius (45th), Abby Huls (50th), Avery Peterson (59th), Kati Heller (74th), Brie Ruch (98th)
  • Kati Heller was named to the Academic All-State Team


2018 Returning Letterwinners (14):

  • Carrie Cox
  • Kali Dixon
  • Emma Cochran
  • Reese Dial
  • Maggie Gardner
  • Abby Huls
  • Hope Johnson
  • Kayla Owens
  • Ally Redenius
  • Tessa Streich
  • Mykenna Cole
  • Macy Gaskill
  • Katelyn Moore
  • Brie Ruch


2018 Outlook:

Urbandale opens the season at Marshalltown on August 23, 2018, and once again hosts its own meet on September 1, 2018.  Dan Davis and the J-Hawks look to return as a team to the State Meet in Fort Dodge in late October and improve upon their 6th place finish from one year ago.


For more information, contact Head Coach Dan Davis at (515) 457-6885 or or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994 or