Big South Announces Cross Country Runners of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Coastal Carolina's Evan Niciphor and Jenna Moye of VMI 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.

Niciphor, a sophomore from Midlothian, Va., clocked in at 15:31 on the 5K course to claim second-place at the Coastal Carolina Cross Country Invitational last weekend.  His time led the Chanticleers to the team title at the event.

Moye, a senior from Midlothian, Va., crossed the line in 18:35 to win the 5,000-meter VMI Cross Country Invitational over the weekend.  The Keydets put four runners in the top five at the non-team scored event.

Men's Honorable Mentions:
Ryan Farnan, Radford - Placed 19th at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a 6K time of 19:55.
Ryan McCann, Winthrop - Finished 9th at the WCU Invitational with a time of 15:52 on the 5K course.
Russel Reed, Longwood - Was 10th at the VMI Invitational as he ran 16:22 on the 5K course.

Women's Honorable Mentions:
Emma Bussard, UNC Asheville - Placed 5th at WCU with a 2 mile time of 11:38.
Emily Marchini, Coastal Carolina - Won the 5K CCU Invitational with a time of 18:15.
Hannah Scheren, Radford - Ran 16:28 to finish 47th in the 4K Virginia Tech Invitational.

Big South Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Sept. 6 - Evan Niciphor, Coastal Carolina

Big South Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Sept. 6 - Jenna Moye, VMI