USATF has selected Frances Koons as a member of the women's team representing the United States at the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country Race in Edinburgh, Scotland on January 10, 2015.
Koons earned her spot on the national team with an outstanding 8th place finish at the USATF Club Cross Country Championship at Lehigh University on Saturday.
Upon learning the news, GRC Coach Jerry Alexander said, "I am thrilled for Frances to make the team. There is no greater honor for a runner than to represent her country in international competition, and Frances will run her heart out for the USA in Scotland. It's also an incredible honor for GRC for one of our athletes to make a national team, and we're extremely proud to call her one of our own."