CUC's Cullinane, BenU's Garcia Capture Initial NACC Weekly Cross Country Awards of 2019

Sophomores Molly Cullinane (Concordia Chicago) and Marcos Garcia (Benedictine) have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of August 30-September 1, 2019.
Sophomores Molly Cullinane (Concordia Chicago) and Marcos Garcia (Benedictine) have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of August 30-September 1, 2019.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Concordia University Chicago sophomore Molly Cullinane (Oak Park, Ill.) and Benedictine University sophomore Marcos Garcia (Waukegan, Ill.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of August 30-September 1, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.


NACC Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week

Molly Cullinane, Concordia University Chicago

Cullinane placed second out of 127 runners at the Elmhurst Earlybird Invitational, finishing just nine seconds off the winner's pace. Her time of 15:36.4 was a personal best and ranks second all-time for a CUC woman over 4 kilometers (15:30.7). The meet was Cullinane's first collegiate cross country meet after competing in track and field as a freshman.


NACC Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week

Marcos Garcia, Benedictine

Garcia won the season-opening St. Francis Twilight Cross Country Invitational, covering the 5-kilometer course in 15:18.0. The Eagles placed ninth as a team.

------

NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week

Date Female Male
Sept. 4 Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago Marcos Garcia, Benedictine

 


Last Week's Results

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Fri., Aug. 30 at Elmhurst Early Bird Invitational -- Eldridge Park, Elmhurst, Ill.
  CUC, Dominican, Illinois Tech
  at St. Francis (Ill.) Fighting Saints Twilight -- Community Park, Channahon, Ill.
  Aurora, Benedictine
  at Beloit Early Bird -- Kieselburg Forest Preserve, Roscoe, Ill.
  Rockford
Sat., Aug. 31 at St. Norbert Tom Barry Invitational -- Colburn Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Alverno, Edgewood, Lakeland, Mount Mary, MSOE, WLC


This Week's Schedule

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Fri., Sep. 06 at NIU Huskie Challenge -- North 40 Championship Course, DeKalb, Ill.
  Illinois Tech
  at UW-Parkside Vic Godfrey Open -- Wayne E. Dannehl XC Course, Somers, Wis.
  CUC, Rockford
Sat., Sep. 07 at CUW Ken Weidt Classic -- CUW Course, Mequon, Wis.
  Alverno, CUW, Dominican, Lakeland, Marian, Mount Mary