MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University senior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and 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 Sept. 16-22, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
NACC Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week
Emma Roberts, Benedictine University
Roberts finished 17th overall and second amongst Division III runners while running against teams from all levels at the National Catholic Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. She covered the 5-kilometer course in 18:33.9.
NACC Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week
Marcos Garcia, Benedictine University
Garcia finished 23rd in a field of 164 runners at the National Catholic Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. His five-mile time of 26:43.6 placed him third amongst Division III runners in a meet featuring runners of collegiate cross country. This is the second NACC Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season for Garcia, the defending NACC individual champion.
NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week
|Sept. 1||Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago||Marcos Garcia, Benedictine|
|Sept. 8||LaNea Bartel, Concordia Wisconsin||Ryan Teigen, Concordia Wisconsin|
|Sept. 15||Clara Berning, Edgewood||Jesse Lambrecht, MSOE|
|Sept. 22||Emma Roberts, Benedictine||Marcos Garcia, Benedictine|
Last Week's Results
|Fri., Sep. 20||at Lake Forest Forester Invitational -- Foss Park G.C., North Chicago, Ill.||Results|
|at National Catholic Invitational -- Burke G.C., Notre Dame, Ind.||Results|
|Sat., Sep. 21||at Wheaton Gil Dodds Invitational -- St. James Forest Preserve, Warrenville, Ill.||Results|
|Illinois Tech, Rockford|
This Week's Schedule
|Sat., Sep. 28||at Loyola Chicago Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational -- Montrose Beach, Chicago, Ill.|
|Aurora, Benedictine, Dominican, Edgewood, WLC|
|at UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invitational -- Wayne E. Dannehl XC Course, Somers, Wis.|
|Alverno, CUC, Lakeland, Marian, Mount Mary|