MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University senior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and Concordia University Chicago senior Thomas McNamara (Foristell, Mo.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20, 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 11th among collegiate runners and 13th overall at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational. She covered the 6-kilometer course at Lake Breeze Golf Course, site of this year's NCAA Division III Midwest Region meet, in a time of 22:29.5.
This is Roberts' third NACC weekly honor this season.
NACC Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week
Thomas McNamara, Concordia University Chicago
McNamara finished 85th of 452 runners at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational. He posted a personal-best 8-kilometer time of 26:16.6, three seconds better than his previous PR time set at last year's NACC Championships. McNamara was the first NACC runner across the line at Lake Breeze Golf Course, site of this year's NCAA Midwest Regional, and had the fasted time of any NACC runner last weekend. The time is also the sixth-fastest 8K time in CUC men's history.
This is McNamara's third NACC weekly honor this season.
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|
|Sept. 29||Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago||Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago|
|Oct. 6||Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago||Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago|
|Oct. 13||Emma Roberts, Benedictine||Ellison Smith, Benedictine|
|Oct. 20||Emma Roberts, Benedictine||Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago|
Last Week's Results
|Sat., Oct. 19||at UW-Oshkosh KollegeTown Invitational -- Lake Breeze G.C., Winneconne, Wis.||Results|
|Aurora, Benedictine, CUC, CUW, Dominican, Illinois Tech, MSOE, Rockford|
|at Wisconsin Private College Invitational -- Colburn Park, Green Bay, Wis.||Results|
|Alverno, Edgewood, Lakeland, Marian, WLC|
|at Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble -- Oberlin, Ohio||Results|
This Week's Schedule
|Sat., Nov. 02||at NACC Championships -- Greenfield Park, West Allis, Wis. (WLC, host)||Results|
|All NACC schools|