Girls Foot Locker All-Time Rankings

Who is the greatest Foot Locker athlete of all-time? Better yet who are the top 14 Foot Locker athletes of all-time AND in what order!

Time for me to rank the unrankable as I compare past and present generations to see who were the best Foot Locker athletes in the 37 year history of the defacto high school cross country national championship.

Ranking 35+ years of high school cross country can be daunting so I set up some guidelines/criteria to help generate the best 14 Foot Locker runners of all-time.

Rankings Guidelines:

1) If she didnÂ’t win a Foot Locker title you arenÂ’t in the top 14.

2) What she did in college or as a pro doesnÂ’t matter.
This is the best Foot Locker athlete not the best career athlete.

3) What she did in high school track doesnÂ’t matter.
This is the best Foot Locker athlete not the best high school athlete.

4) What she did at NXN doesnÂ’t matter.

5) Winning more than once helps her case.
Two is better than one after all.

6) Qualifying as an underclassmen helps her case.
Growing up fast is hard.

7) Beating an eventual Foot Locker Champ helps her case.
You got to beat the best to be the best.

8) Winning during a deep year helps her case.
Same as #7.


#14 Amber Trotter (Redwood Valley, CA)

Seventh as a junior, first as a senior with the fastest time in championship history (16:24).

#13 Megan Goethals (Rochester, MI)

Third as a junior, first as a senior with a win over Aisling Cuffe ('10 Champ).

#12 Aisling Cuffe (Cornwall, NY)

Qualified three times improving every year 12th, fourth, and first.

#11 Cathy Schiro (Dover, NH)

Qualified all four years with three top ten finishes.

#10 Ashley Brasovan (West Palm Bech, FL)

First in 2007 over Kathy Kroeger ('06 Champ) and second in 2008 behind Jordan Hasay ('05/'08 Champ)

#9 Kathy Kroeger (Franklin, TN)

Qualified all four years with a win in 2006 and a runner-up finish in 2007.

#8 Janet Smith (Edison, NJ)

Three top five finishes.

#7 Sara Bei (Santa Rosa, CA)

Qualified three years improving each year from 10th, third, to first.

#6 Amanda White (Cockeysville, MD)

Third as a sophomore, second as a junior, first as a senior.

#5 Erin Sullivan (Jericho, VT)

Undefeated (2 for 2) with wins over Mariel Ettinger and Lauren Fleshman.

#4 Anna Rohrer (Mishawaka, IN)

Undefeated (2 for 2) and could have gone 3 for 3, however an injury left her off the starting line in 2013.

#3 Erin Keogh (McLean, VA)

Three top five finishes with back to back titles over Suzy Favor and Kim Kauls.

#2 Jordan Hasay (Arroyo Grande, CA)

First as a freshman over Aislinn Ryan ('04 Champ), 10th as a sophomore, third as a junior, and first as a senior over Kathy Kroeger ('06 Champ) and Ashley Brasovan ('07 Champ).

#1 Melody Fairchild (Boulder, CO)

Second as a sophomore, first as a junior and first as a senior.

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