CIAA Cross Country Runners and Coaches of the Week #3

CIAA Cross Country Runners and Coaches of the Week #3

 

 

For the week ending September 17, 2017.

 

Women's Runner of the Week

Alenna Cruz, Fayetteville State

(Fr. - Knightdale, NC)

 

Cruz, a freshman for Fayetteville State, may have crossed the line in 12th place at the Adidas XC Challenge (hosted by NC State) but she scored three (3) points for the Broncos and led the team to a first-place finish against non-division 1 schools. The top two finishers were unattached club runners. Only two collegiate runners finish before Cruz.

 

 

Date Host Institution/Meet Name Field Size (# individuals) Time Race Distance Place Finish Field Size (# teams) Team Score Team Place Finish
9/15/17 NC State/Adidas XC Challenge 96 20:25.20 5K 3rd 9 44 1st

 


 

Men's Runner of the Week

Mike Lagat, Shaw

(Fr. - Eldoret, Kenya)

 

Lagat placed 14th overall out of 104 runners at the Adidas XC Challenge Friday, Sept. 15 in Cary, N.C. He ran a time of 16:49.2.

 

Date Host Institution/Meet Name Field Size (# individuals) Time Race Distance Place Finish Field Size (# teams) Team Score Team Place Finish
9/15/2017 Adidas XC Challenge 104 16:49.2 5k 14th 10 N/A N/A

 


 

Women's Coach of the Week

Inez Turner, Fayetteville State

 

The Fayetteville State women's team won the NC State Adidas XC Challenge by defeating all non-division 1 schools participating in the meet. (NC State ran two groups; Division 1 and Non-Division 1).

 

 

 


 

Men's Coach of the Week

Nadia Alexander-Pompey, Shaw

 

 

 

 


WEEKS #3 RESULTS

Date Meet Team Finish Results
Fri. 15 Adidas XC Challenge SU - Women  
  Adidas XC Challenge FSU - Women  
  Adidas XC Challenge SU - Men  
  Adidas XC Challenge FSU - Men  
Sat. 16 Winthrop/Adidas Invitational JCSU - Women 10th
  Delaware Invitational LU - Women 10th
  Wintrhop/Adidas Invitational JCSU-Men 8th
  Delaware Invitational LU-Men 9th

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Fri. 22 VSU Invitational VUU - Women
  VSU Invitational VSU - Women
  VSU Invitational VUU - Men
  VSU Invitational VSU - Men
Sat. 23 Lock Haven BSU - Women
  Wingate Bulldogs Stampede JCSU - Women
  Greensboro XC Invitational LC - Women
  Greensboro XC Invitational SU - Women
  Monarch CC Classic CU - Women
  VSU Invitational ECSU - Women
  Monarch CC Classic FSU - Women
  Wingate Bulldogs Stampede JCSU-Men
  Greensboro XC Invitational LC - Men
  Greensboro XC Invitational SU - Men
  Monarch CC Classic CU - Men
  VSU Invitational ECSU - Men
  Monarch CC Classic FSU - Men


YARDS PER GAME#W STANBACK 
Virginia Union136.2T Hurse 
Winston-Salem State123.8T LEE 
Chowan113.0K Bellamy 
Virginia State94.5S Green 
Fayetteville State87.2Complete leaders