Benedictine's Roberts, Garcia Earn NACC Weekly Cross Country Honors

Edgewood senior Emma Roberts and sophomore Marcos Garcia have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 16-22, 2019
Edgewood senior Emma Roberts and sophomore Marcos Garcia have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 16-22, 2019

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.

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NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week

Week
Ending
Female Male
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

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Fri., Sep. 20 at Lake Forest Forester Invitational -- Foss Park G.C., North Chicago, Ill.
  Lakeland
  at National Catholic Invitational -- Burke G.C., Notre Dame, Ind.
  Benedictine
Sat., Sep. 21 at Wheaton Gil Dodds Invitational -- St. James Forest Preserve, Warrenville, Ill.
  Illinois Tech, Rockford


This Week's Schedule

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
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