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

Samantha Ginther

Oct. 8, 2013

Athlete of the Week
Samantha Ginther, Indiana
Sr. – Ft. Wayne, Ind. – Carroll

  • Finished second in the 6K race at the Paul Short Run in Bethlehem, Pa., on Oct. 5 with a time of 20:10, including a one-mile pace of 5:24
  • Finished five seconds ahead of the next-fastest runner in the field of 406 competitors
  • Helped lead Indiana to a sixth-place team finish in the 48-team field
  • Earned her first-career Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Duerksen (Sept. 24, 2013) 

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
Oct. 8            Samantha Ginther, Sr., IND