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Women's Cross Country - Wed, Apr. 16, 2014

AUSTELL, Ga. - Christina Askew, a senior at South Cobb High School will be running on the talented Skyhawk team this fall. Askew, who recently ran a 3:00 800M race, and is training for the 1600M will be a valuable addition to the Skyhawk team within the cross-country program and in the Point community. 

"Every person I spoke to about Christina could not stop talking about the type of person she is," said head coach Mike Caldwell.  "I can see why she has received as good a personal recommendation as any runner I have ever signed. I am so excited to have her join our team as I believe she will improve to a level that will really surprise her."

Coach Snyder, Christina's coach at South Cobb had nothing but praise for his talented senior.

"Christina Askew was the teams leader on our cross country team the past three years. She led with the example she set at practice, how she treated others and with the strong dedication to both the cross country and track disciplines," Snyder said. "She is of the highest character. She will be sorely missed by all of us here at South Cobb.

Q and A with Christina Askew

Q: What do you plan on majoring at Point University?

A: I plan on majoring in exercise science along with a minor in music.

Q: What would you like to do for a career with this degree?

A: I would like to help those who have been hurt from a sport, workforce injury or any physical disabilities to gain their mobility and independencies back.

Q: Why did you decide to attend Point University?

A: I chose Point University because of its Christian-based environment. I feel the smaller class sizes will allow me to be more focused and more productive as a learner.

Q: What are your individual and team goals for next season?

A: My individual goal for next season is to continue improving and setting new personal records for myself, which will be beneficial for my team and me. As for the overall team, my goal is for us to unite and to press through all challenges together.