Oct. 2, 2007
Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Diane Nukuri, Iowa
Sr., Pickering, Ontario/Butler County Community College
Diane Nukuri blazed the field this weekend at the Auburn Invitational. Her time of 15:55 set a new school and course record which she previously held. Nukuri won the race by nearly thirty seconds ahead of the competition aiding her team to a second place finish in the meet. This is Nukuri's third Big Ten runner of the week award of her career.
Last IOWA Runner of the Week: (Diane Nukuri 9/18/07)
Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Matt Withrow, Wisconsin
Jr.,Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew
Matt Withrow took home the individual first place prize this weekend at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Eugene, Oregon. Withrow outran a field of 138 runners which included competitors from three of the top six teams from the latest USTFCCCA poll. This is Withrow's first Big Ten runner of the week honor.
Last WIS Runner of the Week: (Stu Eagon 9/26/06)