Week 3: Cross Country Runners of the Week

Courtesy of the SIAC,

 

ATLANTA, Ga. (September 22, 2021) – Mary Shelton (Spring Hill) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Runner of the Week, while Will Tate (Spring Hill) earned Men’s Runner of the Week, released by the league office on Wednesday.

Women’s Runner of the Week – Mary Shelton, Spring Hill

Senior Mary Elizabeth Shelton of Jacksonville, Ala. placed 3rd out of 77 runners at the 5k University of Montevallo Falcon Classic with a time of 20:21.01. The Badgers 4th of 9 teams and finished with 117 points and an average team time of 22.20.

Men’s Runner of the Week – Will Tate, Spring Hill

Sophomore Will Tate of Edgewood, Ky. was the top Badger runner at the University of Montevallo Falcon Classic with a 19th place finish in a field of 80 runners and a time of 28:11.02 over 8k. The Badgers finished 3rd of 9 teams with 129 points and an average team time of 30:04.

OTHER PLAYERS NOMINATED

MEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEKJelani White (Tuskegee)
WOMEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEKAngelique Johnson (Tuskegee)

 

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