DENVER – Stephen F. Austin’s Lewis Mills and Abilene Christian’s Irene Rono have been named TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Cross Country Athletes of the Week, for the competition week ending on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Mills, a junior, led the charge winning the men’s 8K race at the SFA Lumberjack Invitational with a time of 24:13.6 to take the title over Abilene Christian’s Levi Chambers and UT Arlington’s Alfredo Corona. Mills’ time shaved 22 seconds off his prior PR in the 8K.
Rono, a junior, dominated the women’s 5K race at the Lumberjack Invitational, crossing the finish line first with a time of 15:53.6. Rono captured the 5K by over one minute (1:16.3) finishing first over Isabel Borrego from Stephen F. Austin to claim the individual race for ACU.
2022 TicketSmarter WAC Cross Country Weekly Awards
MEN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Lewis Mills, Jr., Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 21)
Kevin Baez, Sr., Tarleton (Sept. 7)
WOMEN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Irene Rono, Jr., Abilene Christian (Sept. 21)
Everlyn Kemboi, Sr., Utah Valley (Sept. 7)
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