Big Ten Announces First Weekly Honors of 2008 Cross Country Season
Sept. 2, 2008
Women’s Cross Country Co-Runners of the Week
Danielle Tauro, Michigan
Tauro opened the 2008 season in winning fashion finishing first in the Wolverine Open. The Manahawkin, N.J., native ran the 5,000-meter course in 18:30 leading the race from start to finish. Tauro also placed first in this meet last year. This is Tauro’s first career weekly accolade
Last Michigan Runner of the Week: Rachel Severin (10/23/07)
Caitlin Lane, Penn State
Lane began here collegiate career in style placing first in the Dolan Duals at Lock Haven last Friday. The freshman finished the 4,000-meter race with a time of 14:44 and led the Nittany Lions to a team win as well. This is Lane’s first career weekly award.
Last Penn State Runner of the Week: Bridget Franek (9/25/07)
Lex Williams, Michigan
Williams finished first in the opening race of the year at the Michigan Open over the weekend. The Ann Arbor, Mich., native clocked in at 31:40 on the 10,000-meter course. This is Williams’ first career weekly honor.
Last Michigan Runner of the Week: Peter Christmas (10/23/07)