Emily Izydorczak, Women's Cross Country

Emily Izydorczak, Women's Cross Country

The Valley View Dental GoBonnies.com Female Athlete of the Week is cross country junior Emily Izydorczak.

She led the Bonnies women’s cross country squad at the Little Three Championship held this past Saturday.

Izydorczak picked up where she left off last season before missing the final two events of 2016 due to injury by pacing the Bonnies Saturday. She completed the 5K course at Old Fort Niagara State Park with a time of 19:28, nearly a full minute better than her mark in last year's event held at Delaware Park Golf Course. Only Siobhan Quinn (17:35) and Aileen Doyle (19:10) of Canisius crossed the finish line in front of the Orchard Park native. Her third place finish is also easily her best in the Little Three Championship.

The Bonnies defeated Niagara in double dual scoring to finish second overall in the event.

Next up for the Bonnies is a trip to South Bend, Ind., where the team will take part in the National Catholic Invitational hosted by the University of Notre Dame on Friday, Sept. 15.