Featured Athlete of the Week-Stephanie Mendez
Full Name: Stephanie Mendez Escarela
Sport: Cross Country
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
High School: North Springs Charter School
Birthday: August 29, 1991
2009 Cross Country Season: Stephanie was a Great South Athletic All-Conference performer as a first-year runner. She was also placed on the GSAC All-Freshman team after her eighth place overall finish at the GSAC Championships. Stephanie went on to be the number one runner for the Spirits at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional race, and she finished 98th overall at that meet.