Big South Announces Cross Country Runners of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Radford's Brian Gorwitz and Ashley Lounsbury have been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's and Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week, respectively, the League announced today.

Gorwtiz, a freshman from Yorktown, Va., finished 19th at the James Madison Invitational over the weekend with a time of 26:46 on the 7.9K course.  As a team, the Highlanders placed third overall.

Lounsbury, a freshman from Crozet, Va., led all Radford runners with a 10th-place finish at the James Madison Invitational.  She negotiated the 5.2K course in 21:03 to lead her squad to a third-place finish.

Men's Cross County Runners of the Week
Sept. - 9 Patrick Crawford, High Point
Sept. 15 - Brian Gorwitz, Radford

Women's Cross Country Runner of Week
Sept. 9 - Jamie Brusa, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 15 - Ashley Lounsbury, Radford