Caleb DeWeerd Named NCCAA Runner of the Week

In his first collegiate race, freshman Caleb DeWeerd (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) led the men’s cross country team and earned NCCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week honors.
At the University of St. Francis Twilight Invite at Channahon Park, DeWeerd finished in 14th place overall in a field of 113 runners.  He finished with a time of 15:53 in the 5K race and already ranks third in the school’s record book for that distance.

DeWeerd helped the team to a fourth place team finish of nine schools.  At the meet the team broke the school team time record.

For more NCCAA Student-Athlete of the Week information click here.