Cross Country Weekly Awards Announced For Oct. 9-15

Jacob Jodat (l), Emma Roberts (r)
Jacob Jodat (l), Emma Roberts (r)

Wisconsin Lutheran College's Jacob Jodat and Benedictine University's Emma Roberts have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for events of Oct. 9-15, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Jodat (Pewaukee, Wis.) earned his fourth career victory Saturday at the Private College Championships in Watertown, registering a season-best 8K time of 25:51.8 to top the 74-runner field. This marked Jodat's third victory of the season and his time of 25:51.8 ranks 10th best in program history. This marks Jodat's fifth straight weekly honor.

Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) placed fourth overall and third among scoring runners at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational which featured 353 runners and 24 teams. This marks Roberts' second consecutive weekly honor.

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Other men's nominations: Carl Way, Aurora; Jimmy Jestus, Benedictine; Craig Reese, Concordia Wisconsin; Lucas Caminiti, Edgewood; Kassahun Lehman, Lakeland; Jacob Leiden, Marian; Nick Bath, MSOE;

Other women's nominations: Jackie Schane, Aurora; Cassandra Sprotte, Concordia Wisconsin; Alyse Peters, Edgewood; Alyssa Zuhlke, Marian; Jori Galles, Mount Mary; Patty Bray, MSOE; Cassie Balts, Wisconsin Lutheran.