Wisconsin's Darling Garners Men's Cross Country Weekly Award

Wisconsin's Maverick Darling was named Big Ten Athlete of the Week.

Oct. 16, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Athlete of the Week
Maverick Darling, Wisconsin
Sr. - Ovid, Mich. - Elsie  

  • Led the way for all Big Ten finishers at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, running the 8,000-meter course in 23:28
  • Finished fifth in the 316 person field
  • Paced the No. 20 Badgers to a 17th-place team finish in the 45-team field, which featured 19 squads ranked in the Top 30 USTFCCA national coaches' poll
  • The weekly honor is the first of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Runner of the Week: Alex Brill (Sept. 11, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week

Sept. 4          Robby Creese, Fr., PSU
Sept. 11        Alex Brill, Jr., WIS
Sept. 18        Matthew McClintock, Fr., PUR
Sept. 25        Mason Ferlic, So., MICH
Oct. 2            Matthew McClintock, Fr., PUR
Oct. 9            Andrew Cusmano, Fr., MSU
Oct. 16          Maverick Darling, Sr., WIS