Oct. 27, 2009
Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week:
Jeff See, Ohio State
Sr. - Middletown, Ohio – Middletown
Fighting the rain and a muddy course, Ohio State’s Jeff See captured his third first-place finish of the season to fuel a dominating Buckeye effort at the EMU Fall Classic, as 11 of the top 13 finishers donned Scarlet and Gray. The Middletown, Ohio native completed the five-kilometer course in 15:03, besting the field by more than 10 seconds in final preparation for the upcoming Big Ten Championships.
Last Ohio State Men’s Runner of the Week: Skyler Schmitt (Oct. 14, 2008)
Women’s Cross Country Runners of the Week:
Kaitlyn Peale, Michigan
So. - Columbus, Ohio - Upper Arlington
Sophomore Kaitlyn Peale paced the Michigan women’s cross country team for the second straight meet, earning top individual honors at the EMU Fall Classic with a five-kilometer mark of 17:24 -- the second-quickest showing of her U-M career. The effort was Peale's first collegiate cross country victory and fourth top-10 finish in as many appearances this season. The Columbus, Ohio native led a Wolverine squad that boasted six of the top-10 individual finishers, including four among the top five, to wrap up the regular season in decisive fashion.
Last Michigan Women’s Runner of the Week: Danielle Tauro (Sept. 8, 2009)