Photo by: Tony Leon/ActionWestPhotography.com
GENEVA, OH - Over the weekend at the SPIRE Institute for the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Track & Field National Championships, Whittier College distance runner Julissa Tobias (Norwalk, Calif.) competed on the national stage for the first time (track) in her career.
Tobias is no stranger to the national stage as she qualified for the Division III Women's Cross Country National Championships in the Fall 2016.
This time around she competed in two events, the 5000 Meter and 1500 Meter.
She managed to edge her way into the Championships and came away with two outstanding performances finishing 18th in the 1500 Meter and 16th in the 5000 Meter highlighting an impressive season where she broke both school records, while seeing herself sit 2nd in the 10,000 Meter.