Milca Osorio / Track & Field
College of the Canyons freshman Milca Osorio (track & field) has been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's Student-Athlete of the Week for the period running May 9-16.
Osorio is the first two-time Student-Athlete of the Week award winner, having previous won the AOTW designation in mid-March.
The freshman continues to perform at a high level having advanced all the way to the CCCAA Track & Field State Championships in both the 5000m and 10,000m distance events.
Her run at the CCCAA Southern California Championships on May 13 included a time of 18:58.01 in the 5,000m, which placed her third. Osorio had previously qualified for the state championship meet in the 10,000m at a time of 39:39.29, good for fifth place, at the SoCal Prelims event on May 6. Both times represented personal bests for Osorio.
She will next compete at the CCCAA Track & Field State Championships hosted by Mt. San Antonio College May 20-21.