Indiana Earns Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Award

Kelsey Duerksen

Sept. 24, 2013

Athlete of the Week
Kelsey Duerksen, Indiana
Jr. - Ann Arbor, Mich. -Pioneer

• Finished first in the 5K race at the Indiana Intercollegiates (Sept. 20) with a time of 17:28.14 (one-mile pace of 5:37.36)
• Crossed the finishing line five seconds ahead of the next fastest competitor
• First place finish propelled Indiana to the Indiana Intercollegiate team title
• Earned her first Big Ten weekly honor
• Last Indiana Athlete of the Week: Sarah Pease (Oct. 19, 2010)

2013 Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 3: Shannon Osika, So., MICH
Sept. 10: Michelle Moriset, Sr., NU
Sept. 17: Leah O'Connor, Jr., MSU
Sept. 24: Kelsey Duerksen, Jr., IND