Ohio State and Wisconsin Receive Men's Cross Country Weekly Laurels

Ohio State's Jake Edwards and Wisconsin's Michael Brice (pictured) have been named Big Ten Co-Runners of the Week.

Sept. 20, 2011

Co-Runners of the Week
Jake Edwards, Ohio State
Sr. – Delaware, Ohio – Rutherford B. Hayes 

  • Took first place at the Mountaineer Open, completing the 6,400-meter course in 19:28
  • The win marks the first of his career
  • Led No. 26 Ohio State to a first-place finish in the seven-team field
  • Earns his first weekly award
  • Last Ohio State Runner of the Week: Jeff See (Oct. 27, 2009) 

Michael Brice, Wisconsin
So. – Kaukauna, Wis. – Kaukauna 

  • Picked up the individual win at the Orange and Blue Preview, turning in an 8,000-meter time of 24:24
  • Led second-ranked Wisconsin to the team title
  • The first-place finish marks the second of his career
  • Earns weekly honors for the second time in his career
  • Last Wisconsin Runner of the Week: Michael Brice (Sept. 7, 2010)

2011 Big Ten Men’s Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 6: Kyle Dawson, Sr., PSU
Sept. 13: Pieter Gagnon, Jr., MINN
Sept. 20: Jake Edwards, Sr., OSU; Michael Brice, So., WIS