July 22, 2024


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Cross Country Athletes of the Week

Cross Country Athletes of the Week

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Men’s Runner of the 7 days:

 Victor Kiprop, Alabama

Alabama’s Victor Kiprop ran a 23:16.5 over the 5-mile course to get top honors in the Joe Piane Invitational Blue Race, main Alabama to a third-position workforce finish, bettering three rated groups and two that obtained votes in the most current poll. Kiprop is two-for-two in individual races after opening his period by successful the North Alabama Showcase in his time opener.

Women’s Runner of the 7 days:

 Isabel Van Camp, Arkansas

Arkansas’ Isabel Van Camp gained the 34th yearly Chile Pepper Festival in 15:58., the 3rd quickest time over the previous 10 installments of the event, which beforehand held a 6k race. Van Camp bettered a field of 276 finishers in the race. Van Camp’s time ranks 3rd at the Chile Pepper Festival driving Arkansas runner’s Taylor Werner (15:45.4) and Katie Izzo (15:50.2) from 2019. That time is also 3rd best among SEC runners at the 5,000m length above the previous 14 seasons.

Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week:

 Ben Shearer, Arkansas

Arkansas’ Ben Shearer completed fourth amongst collegians and sixth all round in the Chile Pepper Competition, covering the 8,000m training course in 23:49., the leading freshman time in the SEC this season. Shearer concluded next among the the Razorback squad as Arkansas claimed the crew title in the Chile Pepper meet for the very first time considering the fact that 2018.

Women’s Freshman Runner of the 7 days:

 Hilda Olemomoi, Alabama

In a area that provided the No.1, No. 3 and No. 8 groups as well as a different ranked team and 5 that obtained votes in the final rankings, Hilda Olemomoi led the Crimson Tide to a 3rd-place group finish with a 3rd-position person race with a time of 16:05.. The major freshman finisher and the next SEC finisher at the rear of teammates Mercy Chelangat, she and her UA teammates were the only runners in the league to finish in the leading-25 independently. She was also the only freshman amongst the top rated-10 particular person finishers. white_test_mark eyes lifted_hands