Megan DeWeerd Earns NCCAA Runner of the Week Honors

In the first meet of the season Megan DeWeerd (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) led the team and received national recognition as the NCCAA Women’s Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week.  At the University of St. Francis Twilight Invite, DeWeerd finished in sixth place overall of the 109 runners with a time of 18:55.1.  Only one runner from a conference school finished faster than her, while four of the other top five finishers were from the University of Chicago. Overall DeWeerd helped the team to a fourth place finish of the nine competing teams.
 
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