Illinois and Northwestern Garner Weekly Women's Cross Country Laurels

Illinois' Courtney Yaeger was named Co-Athlete of the Week.

Sept. 18, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Co-Athletes of the Week
Courtney Yaeger, Illinois
Sr. - Wheeling, W.Va. - Wheeling Park  

  • Took second place at the Illinois Intercollegiate, finishing the 5,000-meter course in 17:14
  • Pushed the Illini to a first-place team finish
  • The weekly honor is the first of her career
  • Last Illinois Athlete of the Week: Meghan Frigo (Oct. 26, 2010)

Audrey Huth, Northwestern
Sr. - Shelby, Mich. - Utica  

  • Earned a second-place finish at the Spartan Invitational, finished ahead of 307 runners
  • Ran the 6,000-meter course in 21:16
  • The weekly honor is the second of her career
  • Last Northwestern Athlete of the Week: Audrey Huth (Sept. 6, 2011)

2012 Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 4          Rebekka Simko, Jr., PSU
                      Sam Walkow, Sr., PUR

Sept. 11        Kayla Beattie, So., IOWA

Sept. 18        Courtney Yaeger, Sr., ILL
                      Audrey Huth, Sr., NU