Wisconsin's Bairu Tabbed Big Ten Runner of the Week
Sept. 27, 2005
Simon Bairu, Wisconsin
Bairu won his first Roy Griak Invitational title of his illustrious career last week with a winning time of 23:34. Bairu, the defending NCAA champion, cut more than 30 seconds off his runner-up time of 24:07 from a year ago. His top-ranked Badgers placed second out of 31 teams at the Griak with 151 points.
This is Bairu's second career Runner of the Week award. He earned the honor as a sophomore on Oct. 1, 2003.
Last WIS ROW: Matt Tegenkamp (9/28/04)