McPherson College junior Lauren Wankum (McPherson, Kan.) has been named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week of September 5-11, 2016, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.
Wankum took top individual honors in the women’s race at the Sterling College Warrior Fest with a time of 19 minutes, 40.8 seconds — topping the 34-runner field by four seconds.
The Bulldogs are off this weekend but return to the course on Friday, Sept. 23 when they compete at the Tabor College Invitational at the Marion Reservoir in Marion, Kan.
Bethel College junior Julio Martinez was named the KCAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. Both student-athletes were selected by a vote of the conference’s sports information directors.
McPherson College is a proud member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.