Crowe, Graham Garner Cross Country Weekly Honors

first_imgACU ran in College Station as well, with Graham’s Wildcats finishing eighth out of 13 teams. Their next meet is scheduled for Oct. 6 at the UIW Invitational in San Antonio. Men’s Athlete of the Week: Jamie Crowe, Lamar – Sr. – Glasglow, ScotlandCrowe posted a personal best in the 8K race, finishing at a time of 24:00.53 at the Texas A&M Invitational. The third-place finish in his season debut was just nine seconds behind UTRGV’s Abraham Chirchir and 17 seconds behind Tulane’s Emmanuel Rotich. Women’s Athlete of the Week: Carnley Graham, Abilene Christian – Jr. – Prosper, TexasThe fastest Southland Conference competitor Saturday at the Texas A&M Invitational, Graham finished the 6K with a time of 22:05.0 to place sixth out of the 116-woman field. UTRGV’s Mercy Chelanget won the event with a 21:14.1 mark. This is Graham’s second award of the season after claiming the year’s first weekly honor. In LU’s season opener, the top individual performer at the 2017 Southland Championship led the Cardinals to a third-place team finish among 14 squads at the Texas A&M Invitational. Crowe and his team next compete at the Wisconsin Pre-Nationals on Oct. 13. Honorable Mention: Kevin Kipkosgei, Abilene Christian; Alex Hanson, Central Arkansas. Honorable Mention: Gracie Hyde, Central Arkansas; Katie Buckley, Lamar. FRISCO, Texas – Lamar’s Jamie Crowe and Abilene Christian’s Carnley Graham are the Southland Conference cross country athletes of the week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by MidSouth Bank. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img