Northwestern Earns Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Accolade

Elena Barham

Oct. 15, 2013

Athlete of the Week
Elena Barham, Northwestern
So. – Madison, Wis. – West High School

  • Finished seventh with a 5K time of 18:03.80 (one-mile pace of 5:48.84) at the Lucian Rosa Invitational in Somers, Wis., on Oct. 12
  • Finished more than seven seconds ahead of the next-fastest runner in the field of 294 competitors
  • Helped propel the Wildcats to the team title in a race that included 25 teams
  • Earned her first-career Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Athlete of the Week: Michelle Moriset (Sept. 10, 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
Oct. 15          Elena Barham, So., NU