NACC Runner of the Week Honors to Benedictine's Roberts, WLC's Krahn

Benedictine junior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and Wisconsin Lutheran sophomore Chris Krahn (De Pere, Wis.) have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of October 8-14, 2018.
Benedictine junior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and Wisconsin Lutheran sophomore Chris Krahn (De Pere, Wis.) have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of October 8-14, 2018.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University junior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and Wisconsin Lutheran College sophomore Chris Krahn (De Pere, Wis.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of October 8-14, 2018, as selected by the league's sports information directors.


NACC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Chris Krahn, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Krahn, a sophomore from De Pere, Wisconsin, posted his top collegiate finish with a season-best 8K time of 26:40.53 Saturday at the Wisconsin Private College Championships hosted by Ripon College. He finished second in a field of 82 runners, leading the Warriors to a second-place finish at the 10-team event.

Other nominees -- Joe Chavez, Benedictine; Craig Reese, Concordia Wisconsin; Lucas Caminiti, Edgewood; Kassahun Lehman, Lakeland; Jacob Leiden, Marian; Blake Bostwick, MSOE


NACC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Emma Roberts, Benedictine University

Roberts, a junior from Sandwich, Illinois, ran to 24th place at the KollegeTown Invitational hosted by UW-Oshkosh at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wisconsin. She covered the 6-kilometer course in 22:38.68, besting the majority of the 353-runner field. The event, which served as a pre-national meet, featured most of the top Division III teams from around the country as more than 50 teams competed on the course that will host the NCAA Division III Championships in less than five weeks. This is Roberts' second consecutive NACC weekly honor and her fifth this season.

Other nominees -- Mackenzie Dorth, Concordia Wisconsin; Taylor Mair, Edgewood; Alyssa Zuhlke, Marian; Patty Bray, MSOE; Christina Ishaq, Mount Mary

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NACC Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5 - Emma Roberts, Benedictine
Sept. 11 - Emma Roberts, Benedictine
Sept. 18 - Jackie Schane, Aurora
Sept. 25 - Emma Roberts, Benedictine
Oct. 2 - Jackie Schane, Aurora
Oct. 9 - Emma Roberts, Benedictine
Oct. 16 - Emma Roberts, Benedictine

NACC Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5 - Michael Skora, Benedictine
Sept. 11 - Joe Chavez, Benedictine
Sept. 18 - Brandon Estrada, Aurora
Sept. 25 - Michael Skora, Benedictine
Oct. 2 - Craig Reese, Concordia Wisconsin
Oct. 9 - Wesley Schiek, Concordia Wisconsin
Oct. 16 - Chris Krahn, Wisconsin Lutheran


Last Week's Results

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Sat., Oct. 13 at UW-Oshkosh KollegeTown Sports Invitational -- Lake Breeze G.C, Winneconne, Wis.
  Aurora, Benedictine, Concordia Chicago, Concordia Wisconsin, Dominican, Illinois Tech, MSOE, Rockford
  at Wisconsin Private College Championships -- Tuscumbia G.C., Green Lake, Wis.
  Alverno, Edgewood, Lakeland, Marian, Mount Mary, Wisconsin Lutheran


This Week's Schedule

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Sat., Oct. 27 at 2018 NACC Championships
  All NACC schools -- Oakhurst Forest Preserve, Aurora, Ill.