Junior Max Wieser earned Male Runner of the Week.
9/27/2011 2:28:00 PM
Wieser and Lawson earn OVC Runners of the Week
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Junior Max Wieser and Freshman Rebekah Lawson earned OVC Runners of the Week this week. The Redhawks ran in the Saluki Invitational last Saturday in Carbondale, Ill. and both the men and women placed third out of seven teams that competed.
Junior Max Wieser was the top finisher for the Redhawks in Saturday's Saluki Invitational in Carbondale, Ill. Wieser covered the 8K course in 28:06 and finished 23rd overall out of 72 total competitors.
Freshman Rebekah Lawson led the women with a time of 20:46 on Saturday. Lawson was the top finisher for the Redhawks and finished 22nd overall in a field of 83 competitors. Last week in Edwardsville, she finished second in a field of 53 competitors.
Congratulations to both runners on earning OVC honors this week!
The Redhawks travel to Louisville, Ky. this Saturday, October 1, to compete in the Greater Louisville Classic. Six other OVC schools will also be competing in the event; Austin Peay, Eastern Kentucky (women), Morehead State, Murray State, SIUE, and UT Martin.