2022 - 2023 IOWA
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
PAITYN
NOE
RUNNER
BALLARD HS
HUXLEY, IOWA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-4
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 16:48.58
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (INDIVIDUAL)
10TH
NIKE CROSS NATIONALS
3RD
CHAMPS SPORTS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
1ST
FORT DODGE INVITATIONAL
“Paityn Noe delivered one of the most exceptional efforts in the history of the Iowa state final with her record-setting 16:48.58 clocking at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, which was merely an indication of her outstanding potential during the postseason. She followed that powerful performance by becoming one of only three female athletes in the country to earn All-America honors at a pair of national finals, finishing third at the Champs Sports National Championships in San Diego.”
Erik Boal
editor at DyeStat.com

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-4 senior won the Class 3A state meet this past season with a time of 16:48.58, leading the Bombers to a second-place finish as a team. Noe won eight races, including the Fort Dodge Invitational and Heartland Classic. She also placed second at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota. Following her record-setting performance at the state final, Noe finished in the top three at both the Nike Heartland Regional Championships and the Champs Sports Midwest Regional Championships to advance to a pair of national finals. She was 10th at Nike Cross Nationals and took third at the Champs Sports National Championships, earning All-America honors at both events.

Academic Achievement


Noe has maintained a weighted 4.05 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at the University of Arkansas this fall.

Exemplary Character


Noe is a member of the National Honor Society and has been involved in numerous volunteer efforts through her local 4-H group, including a significant clean-up effort after a derecho storm in Huxley and surrounding towns left the community without power for a week. She has also been an active member of her youth group at Lutheran Church of Hope, serving and delivering meals for the homeless, coordinating personal care and food donations, and participating in group and music leadership for vacation bible school.