Indiana Receives Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Honor

Kelsey Duerksen

Oct. 22, 2013

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

  • Finished 12th with a 6K time of 20:04, including a one-mile pace of 5:22.94, at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in Madison, Wis., on Oct. 19
  • Was the top Big Ten finisher in the field of 288 competitors, including 17 nationally ranked teams
  • Helped lead the Hoosiers to a 12th place finish out of 37 teams
  • Earned her second-career Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Athlete of the Week: Samantha Ginther (Oct. 8, 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
Oct. 22          Kelsey Duerksen, Jr., IND