Pima Community College cross country and track & field distance runner Katherine Bruno (Canyon del Oro HS) signed her national letter of intent on Thursday.
Bruno, a sophomore, will continue her education and collegiate career at St. John's University, a private Catholic institution in New York City. She has put together quite a career in her two years at Pima and stands in line to earn more medals at the NJCAA Region I Championships and NJCAA Division I National Championships.
- Bruno has set national qualifiers in the 800, 1,500, 5,000 meter races as well as the 3,000 meter steeplechase during this outdoor season.
- She placed ninth in the 1,500 meters race and 10th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the NJCAA Division I Outdoor National Championships in 2018.
- Bruno claimed region titles in the 1,500 meter and 3,000 meter steeplechase at the NJCAA Region I Championships in 2018.
- She is a two-time ACCAC conference champion in the 1,500 and 5,000 meter races.
Bruno also put together a solid career in her two years with the women's cross country team. Here's a list of her accolades:
- Two-time ACCAC Conference Runner of the Year.
- Two-time NJCAA National Athlete of the Week.
- Two-time ACCAC Conference Champion
- Placed ninth out of 294 competitors at the NJCAA Division I National Championships in 2018.
The NJCAA Region I Championships will be on Tuesday, Apr. 30 and Thursday, May 2 at Mesa Community College. Events will begin at 5:00 p.m. on both days. The NJCAA Division I Outdoor National Championships are May 16-18 in Hobbs, NM.