Indiana's Pease Takes Home Women's Cross Country Weekly Honor

Oct. 19, 2010

PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Indiana senior Sarah Pease has been tabbed the Big Ten Conference women's cross country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday.

Big Ten Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Sarah Pease, Indiana
Sr. - Elizabeth, Ind. - South Central

Indiana's Sarah Pease earns her first Big Ten women's cross country Runner of the Week honor after outrunning 468 competitors at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival on Saturday. Pease's first-place finish led the Hoosiers to second place in the 56-team field. The senior crossed the tape in 16:39, finishing the 5-kilometer course 10 seconds ahead of her closest competition. The win marks her second of the season, having won the Indiana Open earlier this season.

Last Indiana Runner of the Week: Wendi Robinson (Oct. 6, 2009)

2010 Big Ten Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 7: Lauren Hardesty, Sr., IOWA; Caitlin Lane, Jr., PSU
Sept. 14: Stephanie Price, Jr., MINN
Sept. 21: Emily MacLeod, Sr., MSU
Sept. 28: Stephanie Price, Jr., MINN
Oct. 5: Emily MacLeod, Sr., MSU
Oct. 12: Kristen Smith, So., MSU
Oct. 19: Sarah Pease, Sr., IND