Oct. 11 Cross Country Athletes of the Week

Go C-USA! David Smith, Houston
Go C-USA!
David Smith, Houston
Go C-USA!

Oct. 11, 2011

IRVING, Texas - Houston swept this week's Conference USA Cross Country Athlete of the Week accolades as MEGAN MUNOZ and DAVID SMITH were the Cougars' top finishers at the Houston Baptist/Puma Invitational. Munoz won the women's event in a 3-mile time of 17:29, while Smith clocked a 4-mile time of 19:50.

CONFERENCE USA CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
MEGAN MUNOZ - Sr., Kingwood, Texas
Munoz won the Houston Baptist/Puma Invitational three-mile race with a time of 17:29. This marks the senior's first career invitational title. As a team, Houston placed second, behind city rival Rice. Munoz also picks up her first Athlete of the Week accolade.

MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
DAVID SMITH - Jr., Houston, Texas
Smith led the Houston men's "B" team to second-place honors at the Houston Baptist/Puma Invitational. The junior clocked a time of 19:50 in the 4 mile race. This is Smith's first career Athlete of the Week honor.

2011 C-USA CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
September 6
Male - Elkana Rotich, UTEP
Female - Risper Kimaiyo, UTEP

September 13
Male - Justice Chirchir, UTEP
Female - Risper Kimaiyo, UTEP & Silje Fjortoft, SMU

September 20
Male - Elkana Rotich, UTEP
Female - Risper Kimaiyo, UTEP

September 27
Male - Jakub Trzasalski, East Carolina
Female - Brittany Copeland, East Carolina

October 4
Male - James Maglasang, Memphis
Female - Silje Fjortoft, SMU

October 11
Male - David Smith, Houston
Female - Megan Munoz, Houston

 

 

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