Michigan State, Wisconsin Share Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Award

Rachele Schulist

Rachele Schulist

Oct. 1, 2013

Co-Athletes of the Week
Rachele Schulist, Michigan State
Emma-Lisa Murphy, Wisconsin

Rachele Schulist, Michigan State
Fr. – Grand Rapids, Mich. – Zeeland West 

  • Finished ninth in the 6K race at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sept. 28 with a time of 21:07, including a one-mile pace of 5:40
  • Was the top finisher among all Big Ten competitors
  • Helped lead the Spartans to a second-place team finish
  • Earned her first Big Ten weekly honor
  • Last Michigan State Athlete of the Week: Leah O’Connor (Sept. 17, 2013)


Emma-Lisa Murphy, Wisconsin
So. – Whitefish Bay, Wis. – Whitefish Bay 

  • Finished 10th in the 5K race at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown in Boston, Mass. on Sept. 27 with a time of 17:30, including a one-mile pace of 5:38
  • Ran a personal-best time that helped propel Wisconsin to a fifth-place finish in a race that featured four ranked teams
  • Finished three seconds ahead of the next-fastest competitor in a field of 146 runners
  • Earned her first Big Ten weekly honor
  • Last Wisconsin Athlete of the Week: Ashley Beutler (Sept. 25, 2012)


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
Oct. 1: Rachele Schulist, Fr., MSU
           Emma-Lisa Murphy, So., WIS