Big South Announces Cross Country Runners of the Week

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CHARLOTTE, N.C
. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - Winthrop's Steve Rivard and Jeanne Stroud 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.

Rivard, a sophomore from Goose Creek, S.C., took home the South Carolina Intercollegiate Individual Title with a time of 27:21 on the 8K course at The Citadel Invitational.  His second-place overall finish fueled the Eagles to a first-place team finish at the event, their third-straight team title this season.

Stroud, a sophomore from Charleston, S.C., finished second overall at The Citadel Invitational with a 5K time of 18:48 over the muddy and humid course.  As a team, Winthrop finished second at the event.

Big South Men's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 8 - Michael McClay, Gardner-Webb
Sept. 14 - Delohnni Nicol-Samuel, Campbell
Sept. 21 - Zac Edwards, Liberty

Big South Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 8 - Emily Marchini, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 14 - Michelle Church, VMI
Sept. 21 - Jennifer Klugh, Liberty