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
|Sept. 4||Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago||Marcos Garcia, Benedictine|
Last Week's Results
|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.|
|at Beloit Early Bird -- Kieselburg Forest Preserve, Roscoe, Ill.|
|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
|Fri., Sep. 06||at NIU Huskie Challenge -- North 40 Championship Course, DeKalb, Ill.||Results|
|at UW-Parkside Vic Godfrey Open -- Wayne E. Dannehl XC Course, Somers, Wis.||Results|
|Sat., Sep. 07||at CUW Ken Weidt Classic -- CUW Course, Mequon, Wis.||Results|
|Alverno, CUW, Dominican, Lakeland, Marian, Mount Mary|