MEAC Announces Weekly Cross Country Honors
NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 18, 2017—Florida A&M sophomore David Too was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced today. Florida A&M sophomore Emmax Kiplagat was named Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.
Too (So., Eldoret, Kenya) eclipsed his own MEAC-best time in 8K this past weekend, taking gold at the South Carolina State Invitational after running a personal-best and course-record 23:47.50. He is the first MEAC runner to break the 24-minute mark this season, clearing his previous best by nearly 30 seconds and helping the Rattlers place first among 10 teams.
Kiplagat (So., Eldoret, Kenya) also won gold in the South Carolina State Invitational, completing the 5K course in 18:22.90. Her time also allowed the Rattlers to finish first among 16 teams in the field, and Kiplagat had nearly 20 seconds on the next-closest finisher.
Other Top Performers
Tatyana Hodnett (B-CU) ran a 20:25.80 at the USF Invite.
Daniel Kiptoo (B-CU) came in fifth in the USF Invite after running a 25:56.40.
Emmanuel Too (HAM) turned in a 25:14.30 to earn individual gold at the Delaware State Alumni Run.
Mohamed Bah (HOW) earned his fourth top-five finish of the season after running a 26:26.40 at the Delaware State Alumni Run.
Destiny Stanford (HOW) won the Delaware State Alumni Run with a time of 19:00.20.
Camille Martin (NCAT) paced the Aggies on the women’s side, turning in a 23:44.29 at the High Point VertCross Invitational.
Hakeem Mustafaa (NCAT) paced the Aggies at the High Point VertCross Invitational with a time of 26:22.17.
Martha Bissah (NSU) posted the MEAC’s best time at 6K with a 21:20.58 at the East Carolina Invitational, finishing second.
Anteneh Girma (NSU) ran a personal-best 24:39.05 to finish third in the East Carolina Invitational.