Megan DeWeerd Earns Runner of the Week Honors

It was a stellar first meet of the season for junior Megan DeWeerd (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) and she was named the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the CCAC and the NCCAA.  At the University of St. Francis Twilight Invite, DeWeerd finished in first place and set a new school record. She led the field of 89 runners with a time of 17:34.3 over the 5K course.  Her time bested her personal best by more than 60 seconds and broke the previous school record by 35 seconds.

The first place finish was a first for DeWeerd’s collegiate career. It also helped the team finish in second place overall of the eight competing schools.  Overall the team set a new school mark for total team time in the 5K race.

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