Cross Country Runners of the Week: September 5
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Henry Kiplagat of Jackson State and Janice Lane of Alabama State have been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) men’s and women’s cross country runners of the week for their performances over the first week of the regular season.
Men’s Runner of the Week
Henry Kiplagat – Jackson State
Kiplagat won the Mississippi College Season Opener with a time of 16.15.92 and a 5:14.2 mile pace.
Women’s Runner of the Week
Janice Lane – Alabama State
Lane was the top finisher for Alabama State in the Strut’s Season Opener, finishing 30th in the meet. Not only was the top finisher for Alabama State, but the top SWAC runner to cross the line as she finished with a time of 16:02.20.