BAY CITY, Mich. - University of Findlay junior Justin Eilerman (New Bremen, Ohio/New Bremen) and Grand Valley State University Kelcie Severson (Rockford, Mich.) have been chosen as the Men's & Women's Cross Country "Runners of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week:
University of Findlay
(JR, New Bremen, Ohio/New Bremen)
University of Findlay junior Justin Eilerman led the Oilers by finishing first in in the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational on Sept. 8 in Powell, Ohio. Eilerman finished the 8,000-meter course with a time of 25:29.79, helping the Oilers to a fourth-place team finish in the event with 104 total points.
2012 Men's Cross Country Runners of the Week: (9/13) Justin Eilerman - UF.
GLIAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week:
Grand Valley State University
(JR, Rockford, Mich.)
Junior Kelcie Severson was the highest-finishing Grand Valley State student-athlete at the Calvin University (Mich.) Knight Invitational, coming home with a sixth-place finish in the 5k event, crossing the line in a time of 18:12.2. The sixth-place finish helped the Lakers finish in second-place in the event and was the highest finish of Severson's GVSU career so far.
2012 Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week: (9/13) Kelcie Severson - GV.